Ōya-Kaigan Station

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Ōya-Kaigan Station in April 2005
Location Motoyoshida-cho Mishima 94-12, Kesennuma, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
Opened 1957
Previous names Ōya (until 1997)
BRT bus stop in August 2012

Ōya-Kaigan Station (大谷海岸駅?, Ōya-Kaigan-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was undamaged by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami; however services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Ōya-Kaigan Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and was located 58.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Koganezawa - Rikuzen-Hashikami


Ōya-Kaigan Station opened on 11 February 1957 as Ōya Station (大谷駅?, Ōya-eki). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station changed its name to its present name on 22 March 1997. The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami severely damaged he station and nearby tracks, and rail services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.

Surrounding area[edit]


External links[edit]

Media related to Oya-Kaigan Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°48′50″N 141°34′02″E / 38.813864°N 141.56725°E / 38.813864; 141.56725