Higashi-Hachimori Station

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Higashi-Hachimori Station
Higashihachimori sta.jpg
Higashi-Hachimori Station
Location Hachimori-aze Kameuego 142, Happō, Yamamoto, Akita
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Gonō Line
Opened 1926
Previous names Hachimori (until 1959)

Higashi-Hachimori Station (東八森駅 Higashi-Hachimori-eki?) is a railway station on the JR East located in the town of Happō, Yamamoto District, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Higashi-Hachimori Station is served by the Gonō Line and is located 18.0 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Gonō Line at Higashi-Noshiro Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Hachimori Station has a single side platform, serving bidirectional traffic. The unattended station is managed from Noshiro Station.


1  Gonō Line for Iwadate and Fukaura
for Higashi-Noshiro

Adjacent stations[edit]

Gonō Line
Sawame - Hachimori


Higashi-Hachimori Station was opened on April 26, 1926 as Hachimori Station (八森駅?) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) serving the village of Hachimori, Akita. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railways) after World War II. The station was renamed to its present name on October 1, 1959. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station has been managed by JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°19′55.7″N 140°1′56.8″E / 40.332139°N 140.032444°E / 40.332139; 140.032444