Higashi-Noshiro Station

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JR East Higashi-Noshiro Station.jpg
Higashi-Noshiro Station, April 2014
Location 60 Shimoakudo, Kairagebuchi, Noshiro, Akita
Operated by JR East
Opened 1901
Previous names Hataori; Noshiro (until 1943)
Passengers (FY2010) 555 daily

Higashi-Noshiro Station (東能代駅 Higashi-Noshiro-eki?) is a railway station in Noshiro, Akita, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Higashi-Noshiro is served by the Ōu Main Line and Gonō Line. It is located 355.4 km from the terminus of the Ōu Main Line at Fukushima Station, and is the southern terminus of the Gonō Line.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Noshiro Station consists of one side platform and one island platform, serving a total of three tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Ōu Main Line for Akita and Niigata
2  Ōu Main Line for Ōdate and Aomori
 Gonō Line for Iwadate and Fukaura
3  Gonō Line for Iwadate and Fukaura

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Moritake Tsugaru Futatsui
Moritake Akebono Futatsui
Kita-Kanaoka Local Tsurugata
Gonō Line
Terminus Local Noshiro


Higashi-Noshiro Station opened on November 1, 1901[1] as Noshiro Station (能代駅?) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving the village of Ogifuchi, Akita. It was renamed Hataori Station (機織駅?) on November 1, 1909, and renamed again to its present name on June 15, 1943. JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Higashi-Noshiro post office (delivery and collection office)


  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 128. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

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Coordinates: 40°11′29.05″N 140°3′57.33″E / 40.1914028°N 140.0659250°E / 40.1914028; 140.0659250