Bandaimachi Station

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Bandaimachi Station
JR Bandaimachi sta 001.jpg
Bandaimachi Station, February 2012
Location 1341-1 Higashi-Matsuyama Bandai, Bandai, Yama, Fukushima
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
Opened 1899
Previous names Ōdera (until 1965)
Passengers (FY 2013) 164 daily

Bandaimachi Station (磐梯町駅 Bandaimachi-eki?) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Bandai, Fukushima Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Bandaimachi Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 51.2 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Bandaimachi Station has a single island platforms connected to the station building by a level crossing.


1  Ban'etsu West Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kitakata
2  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Bandai-Atami and Kōriyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu West Line
Inawashiro   Aizu Liner   Aizu-Wakamatsu
Okinashima   Rapid   Higashi-Nagahara
Okinashima   Local   Higashi-Nagahara


Bandaimachi Station opened on July 15, 1899 as Ōdera Station (大寺駅 Ōdera-eki?). It was renamed to its present name on June 1, 1965. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Site of Enichi-ji (National Historic Site)
  • Bandaimachi Town Hall
  • Bandaimachi Post Office

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°33′26″N 139°59′36″E / 37.5573°N 139.9932°E / 37.5573; 139.9932