Gosannen Station

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Gosannen Station
後三年駅
Gosannen station 20121222.jpg
Gosannen Station
Location 107, Iizumu Aza Higashi-Yamamoto, Misato, Senboku, Akita
(秋田県仙北郡美郷町飯詰字東山本107)
Japan
Coordinates 39°21′52″N 140°32′18″E / 39.364472°N 140.538472°E / 39.364472; 140.538472Coordinates: 39°21′52″N 140°32′18″E / 39.364472°N 140.538472°E / 39.364472; 140.538472
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
History
Opened 1921

Gosannen Station (後三年駅 Gosannen-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Misato, Akita Prefecture, Japan. The station name origins from the historic battlefield of Gosannen War in the area.

Lines[edit]

Gosannen Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 234.7 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Gosannen Station consists of a side platform and an island platform connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Yokote Local Iizume
Rapid: Does not stop at this station

History[edit]

Gosannen Station opened on December 12, 1921 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving the village of Iizume. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed on December 12, 2012.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Gosannen War Museum (後三年の役金沢資料館)

External links[edit]