Amarume Station

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Amarume Station
余目駅
JR Amarume sta 001.jpg
Station building, July 2009
Location Amarume, Shōnai, Higashitagawa, Yamagata
(山形県東田川郡庄内町余目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Rikuu West Line, Uetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1914
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 538 daily

Amarume Station (余目駅 Amarume-eki?) is a railway station in Shōnai, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Amarume Station is served by the Rikuu West Line and the Uetsu Main Line. The station is located 154.7 rail kilometers from the starting point of the Uetsu Main Line at Niitsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

Amarume Station has a side platform nest to the station building and two island platforms connected by a footbridge. However, as Platform 1 is short, it is not in normal operation.

Platforms[edit]

1  Uetsu Main Line out of service
2  Uetsu Main Line for Sakata, Ugo-Honjō, and Akita
3  Uetsu Main Line for Tsuruoka, Murakami, and Niigata
4  Rikuu West Line for Sakata
5  Rikuu West Line for Shinjō and Furukuchi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Tsuruoka   Akebono   Sakata
Tsuruoka   Inaho   Sakata
Nishibukuro   Local   Kita-Amarume
Rikuu West Line
Karikawa   Rapid Mogamigawa   Sakata
Minamino   Local   Kita-Amarume

History[edit]

Amarume Station opened on 20 September 1914.[1] A new station building was opened in 1965.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 538 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 774[4]
2005 647[5]
2010 527[6]
2011 519[7]
2012 538[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shōnai Town Hall
  • Amarume Post Office

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 137. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ Kouznetsov (4 August 2013). "羽越本線 余目駅". 羽越線資料館. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 38°50′40″N 139°54′41″E / 38.844329°N 139.911361°E / 38.844329; 139.911361