Higashi-Shiogama Station

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Higashi-Shiogama Station
東塩釜駅
Higashi-Shiogama-stn.jpg
Higashi-Shiogama Station in August 2011
Location 3 Fujikura, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance 17.2 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms 1 side platform + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
History
Opened 18 April 1927
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 2,469 daily[citation needed]
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?, lit. "East Shiogama Station") is a railway station on the Senseki Line in 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.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 38°19′32″N 141°01′54″E / 38.3255°N 141.0316°E / 38.3255; 141.0316