Akagawa Station

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Akagawa Station
JR Akagawa sta 001.jpg
Akagawa Station in September 2009
Location 8 Akagawa-cho, Mutsu-shi, Aomori-ken 035-0044
Coordinates 41°16′4.60″N 141°12′33.49″E / 41.2679444°N 141.2093028°E / 41.2679444; 141.2093028
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōminato Line
Distance 53.2 km from Noheji
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
Opened September 25, 1921
Previous names Tanabu (until 1941)
Akagawa Station is located in Japan
Akagawa Station
Akagawa Station
Location within Japan

Akagawa Station (赤川駅?, Akagawa-eki) is a railway station on the Ōminato Line in the city of Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, operated by [[East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Akagawa Station is served by the Ōminato Line, and is located 53.2 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Noheji Station.

Station layout[edit]

Akagawa Station has a single ground-level side platform serving single bidirectional track. The station is unmanned, and has no station building, but only a simple rain shelter on the platform.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Ōminato Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Kanayasawa   Local   Shimokita


The station was opened on September 25, 1921 as Tanabu Station (田名部駅?). It was renamed Akagawa Station on December 1, 1941. All freight operations were discontinued as of March 15, 1972, after which time the station was unattended.[citation needed] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East.

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