Furudate Station

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Furudate Station
JR Furudate sta 001.jpg
Furudate Station, May 2009
Location Nakajima, Shiwa-cho, Shiwa-gun, Iwate-ken 028-3301
Coordinates 39°34′52″N 141°09′17″E / 39.5811°N 141.1546°E / 39.5811; 141.1546
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance 521.5 km from Tokyo
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
Website Official website
Opened 1 March 1949
Passengers (FY2015) 802
Furudate Station is located in Japan
Furudate Station
Furudate Station
Location within Japan

Furudate Station (古館駅, Furudate-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the town of Shiwa, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Furudate Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 521.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Furudate Station has two opposed elevated side platforms with the station building is located underneath. The station is adjacent to the elevated rails of the Tōhoku Shinkansen, which does not stop at this station. The station is staffed and has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Ichinoseki
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Morioka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Shiwachūō - Yahaba


Furudate Station was opened on 1 March 1949. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 802 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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