Higashi-Fukushima Station

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Higashi-Fukushima Station
東福島駅
Higashi-Fukushima Station.JPG
Higashi-Fukushima Station in November 2006
Location Miyashiro Dannosho 20, Fukushima, Fukushima
(福島県福島市宮代字段ノ腰20)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
History
Opened 1923
Previous names Senoue (until 1978)
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2013)  746 daily

Higashi-Fukushima Station (東福島駅?, Higashi-Fukushima-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Fukushima Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 278.8 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Fukushima Station has one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passageway.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Fukushima
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai

Usage Statistics[edit]

  • There were an average of 746 riders per day in 2013[1]
Passenger Change
Year Daily Average Number of Passengers
2000 844
2001 821
2002 806
2003 857
2004 846
2005 864
2006 852
2007 841
2008 826
2009 779
2010 761
2011 776
2012 756
2013 746

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Fukushima - Date

History[edit]

Higashi-Fukushima Station opened on October 10, 1923, as Senoue Station (瀬上駅?, Senoue-eki). The station was renamed o its present name on June 1, 1978. 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]

  • Fukushima-Higashi Post Office
  • Toyo Rubber Fukushima factory
  • Ohara Medical Center

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°48′1.71″N 140°28′41.12″E / 37.8004750°N 140.4780889°E / 37.8004750; 140.4780889