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Ōwani-Onsen Station in November 2006
|Location||34-20 Ōwani Maeda, Ōwani-machi Minamitsugaru-gun, Aomori-ken 038-0211|
|Distance||435.3 km from Fukushima|
|Platforms||2 island + 1 side platform|
|Opened||October 21, 1895|
|Previous names||Ōwani Station (until 1991)|
|Passengers (FY2016)||212 daily|
Ōwani Station (大鰐駅 Ōwani-eki) of the Kōnan Railway Company and Ōwani-Onsen Station (大鰐温泉駅 Ōwani-Onsen-eki) of East Japan Railway Company (JR East) on the northern Ōu Main Line form an integrated railway station in the town of Ōwani, Minamitsugaru District, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
Ōwani-Onsen Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 435.3 km from the starting point of the line at Fukushima. Kōnan Railway's Ōwani Station is the southern terminus of the Kōnan Railway Ōwani Line.
JR Ōwani-Onsen Station has one island platform and one side platform serving tracks 1 to 3. The Kōnan Railway Ōwani Station has one island platform serving tracks 4 and 5; however, in practice only track 4 is in use.
|1||■ Ōu Main Line||for Hirosaki and Aomori|
|2, 3||■ Ōu Main Line||for Higashi-Noshiro and Akita|
|4, 5||■ Kōnan Railway Ōwani Line||for Chūō-Hirosaki|
|Ōu Main Line|
|Kōnan Railway Ōwani Line|
The station opened on October 21, 1895 as Ōwani Station (大鰐駅) on the Japanese government railways, the predecessor to the Japanese National Railways (JNR). A footbridge connecting the platforms was completed in 1915, and the station building in 1921.
The Kōnan Railway Ōwani Station opened on January 26, 1952. On October 1, 1970 it was renamed Kōnan-Ōwani Station (大鰐駅) to distinguish it from the adjacent JNR station; however, it reverted to its original name on April 1, 1986.
In fiscal 2016, the JR East station was used by an average of 212 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
Ōwani Station in November 2006
|Location||34-20 Ōwani Maeda, Ōwani-machi, Minamitsugaru-gun, Aomori-ken 038-0211|
|Operated by||Kōnan Railway Company|
|Line(s)||■ Ōwani Line|
|Opened||January 26, 1952|
- Aomori Bank Ōwani branch
- Ōwani Post Office
- Ōwani Onsen
- National Route 101
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