Higashi-Shiogama Station

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Higashi-Shiogama Station

東塩釜駅
Higashi-Shiogama-stn.jpg
Higashi-Shiogama Station in August 2011
Location3 Fujikura, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0004
Japan
Coordinates38°19′32″N 141°01′54″E / 38.3255°N 141.0316°E / 38.3255; 141.0316Coordinates: 38°19′32″N 141°01′54″E / 38.3255°N 141.0316°E / 38.3255; 141.0316
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance17.2 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms1 side platform + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened18 April 1927
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)2,485 daily
Location
Higashi-Shiogama Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Shiogama Station
Higashi-Shiogama Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Shiogama Station (東塩釜駅, Higashi-Shiogama-eki) is a railway station on the Senseki Line in the city of Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station is served by the Senseki Line, and is located 17.2 kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station has one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform with the station building underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1  Senseki Line for Sendai and Aoba-dōri
2  Senseki Line for bi-directional traffic
3  Senseki Line for Matsushima-Kaigan and Takagimachi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Nishi-Shiogama   Local   Rikuzen-Hamada

History[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station opened on April 18, 1927 as a station on the Miyagi Electric Railway. The line was nationalized on May 1, 1944. On November 1, 1981 the station was relocated to its present location. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,458 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

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