Tachita Station

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Tachita Station
館田駅
Tachita station01.JPG
Location
Prefecture Aomori
(See other stations in Aomori)
City Hirakawa
Neighborhood etc. Tachita Nakamaeda 98-4
Postal code 036 - 0155
(in Japanese) 青森県 平川市館田中前田98-4
History
Year opened 1927
Rail services
Operator(s) Kōnan Railway
Line(s) Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line

Tachita Station (館田駅 Tachita-eki ?) is a railway station on the Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line located in the city of Hirakawa, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. It is 5.2 kilometers from the southern terminus of the line at Hirosaki Station.

History[edit]

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.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Tachita Station has a single island platform serving two tracks. The station building is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1 Kōnan Line for Hirosaki
2 Kōnan Line for Kuroishi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nisato   Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line   Hiraka

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°35′06.35″N 140°32′16.77″E / 40.5850972°N 140.5379917°E / 40.5850972; 140.5379917