Furukawa Station

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Furukawa Station

古川駅
JRE Furukawa Station.jpg
Location1-7-35 Furukawa-ekimae Ōdōori, Ōsaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-6162
Japan
Coordinates38°34′14″N 140°58′04″E / 38.570582°N 140.967722°E / 38.570582; 140.967722Coordinates: 38°34′14″N 140°58′04″E / 38.570582°N 140.967722°E / 38.570582; 140.967722
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance395.0 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 side +1 island platforms
Tracks4
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedApril 20, 19130
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)4,766 daily
Location
Furukawa Station is located in Japan
Furukawa Station
Furukawa Station
Location within Japan

Furukawa Station (古川駅, Furukawa-eki) is a railway station in the city of Ōsaki, Miyagi, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Furukawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori, and also by the East Rikuu Line. It is 395.0 kilometers from Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

The Rikuu East Line has a single ground-levell island platform at a right angle to the station building and the Shinkansen platforms. The elevated Shinkansen station has two side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are equipped with platform screen doors. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Rikuu East Line for Kogota
2  Rikuu East Line for Naruko-Onsen and Shinjō
11  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Morioka, Shin-Aomori, Akita and Shin-Hakodate
12  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Sendai and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Shinkansen
Sendai   Hayabusa   Kurikoma-Kōgen
Rikuu East Line
Rikuzen-Yachi   local   Tsukanome

History[edit]

The station opened on April 20, 1913. On June 11, 1915, it was renamed Rikuzen-Furukawa Station (陸前古川駅). On November 1, 1980, the station name was changed back to Furukawa Station, and the station was relocated to its present location. Tohoku Shinkansen services started on June 23, 1982. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 4,766 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • central Ōsaki city
  • Furukawa Post Office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

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