Higashi-Orio Station (東折尾駅? Higashi-Orio-eki) was a freight train station on the Kagoshima Main Line of Japanese National Railways (JNR) located in Yahata Nishi-ku, Kitakyūshū, Japan. It served as a station between May 1, 1961, and February 1, 1984.
After its discontinuation as a station, the remaining yard continued as Higashi-Orio Shingōjō (東折尾信号場?) which still exists as of 2008.
- February 1, 1952 – JNR opens Orio Yard (sōshajō).
- May 1, 1961 – Higashi-Orio Station (freight only) opens replacing Orio Yard.
- October 1, 1974 – Higashi-Orio Station starts handling of baggage.
- May 1, 1979 – Higashi-Orio Station ceases handling of baggage.
- February 1, 1984 – Higashi-Orio Station closes and Higashi-Orio Yard (shingōjō) substitutes the station.
- April 1, 1987 – JR Kyūshū succeeds control of JNR in Kyūshū including Higashi-Orio Yard.
- Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 676. ISBN 4533029809.
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