Takekoma Station

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Takekoma Station
竹駒駅
JR Takekoma sta 001.jpg
Takekoma Station in July 2009
Location
Prefecture Iwate
(See other stations in Iwate)
City Rikuzentakata
Neighborhood etc. Takekoma-cho
Postal code 029 - 2203
(in Japanese) 岩手県陸前高田市竹駒町
History
Year opened 1933
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Takekoma Station after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

Takekoma Station (竹駒駅 Takekoma-eki?) was a JR East railway station located in Rikuzen-Takata, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The station was destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and has now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.

Lines[edit]

Takekoma Station was served by the Ōfunato Line, and is located 82.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Takekoma Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station was unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōfunato Line
Rikuzen-Yahagi - Rikuzen-Takata

History[edit]

Takekoma Station opened on 14 December 1933. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station was one of six stations on the Ōfunato Line destroyed by the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 39°02′01″N 141°36′35″E / 39.033592°N 141.609806°E / 39.033592; 141.609806