Higashi-Noshiro Station

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Higashi-Noshiro Station
東能代駅
JR East Higashi-Noshiro Station.jpg
Higashi-Noshiro Station in April 2014
Location Shimoakudo, Kairagefuchi, Noshiro-shi, Akita-ken 016-0121
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance 355.4 km from Fukushima
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1300
History
Opened 1 November 1901
Previous names
  • Noshiro (until 1909)
  • Hataori (1909 - 1943)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 513 daily
Location
Higashi-Noshiro Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Noshiro Station
Higashi-Noshiro Station
Location within Japan

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

Lines[edit]

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 it 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.

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

The station opened on November 1, 1901 as Noshiro Station (能代駅?).[1] It was renamed Hataori Station (機織駅?) on November 1, 1909, and renamed Higashi-Noshiro Station on June 15, 1943.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 513 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Higashi-Noshiro post office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 548. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

External links[edit]


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