Arato Station

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Arato Station
Arato Station in March 2007
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
District Nishiokitama
Town Shirataka
Neighborhood Ōaza Arato-kō
Postal code 992-0831
Address in Japanese 山形県西置賜郡白鷹町大字荒砥甲
Coordinates 38°11′17″N 140°05′51″E / 38.188058°N 140.0975°E / 38.188058; 140.0975Coordinates: 38°11′17″N 140°05′51″E / 38.188058°N 140.0975°E / 38.188058; 140.0975
Opened 1923
Rail services
Operator(s) Yamagata Railway
Line(s) Flower Nagai Line
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Arato Station (荒砥駅 Arato eki?) is a railway station in Shirataka, Yamagata, Japan, operated by the Yamagata Railway.


Arato Station is a terminal station on the Flower Nagai Line, and is located 30.5 rail kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Akayu Station.

Station layout[edit]

Arato Station has a single side platform.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Flower Nagai Line
Shikinosato Local Terminus


Arato Station opened on 22 April 1923. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, and became a station on the Yamagata Railway from 25 October 1988.

Surrounding area[edit]

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