Tachita Station was opened on September 7, 1927. It became a kan'i itaku station in October 1974. Freight operations were discontinued in 1984. On August 28, 1987, an accident occurred at Tachita station when a conductor started his train without waiting for the signal to turn, thus resulting in a head-on collision with an incoming train. The station has been unattended since April 2006.