Higashi-Yamoto Station

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Higashi-Yamoto Station
Higashi-Yamoto Station, August 2014
Location Yamoto Shimoura 184, Higashimatsushima, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Opened 1987

Higashi-Yamoto Station (東矢本駅 Higashi-Yamoto-eki?) is a railway station in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Higashi-Yamoto Station is served by the Senseki Line. It is located 41.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Yamoto Station has one side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Yamoto   Local   Rikuzen-Akai


Higashi-Yamoto Station opened on March 31, 1987, the day before the JNR was privatized, becoming JR East.

The station was closed from March 11, 2011 due to damage to the line associated with the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and services were replaced by provisional bus services. [1] Services reopened on July 16, 2011 to Ishinomaki and on March 17, 2012 to Rikuzen-Ono; services past Rikuzen-Ono the direction of Sendai were resumed on May 30, 2015.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ Sendai Branch, East Japan Railway Company (September 1, 2011). 地震等による列車影響と運転見込みについて (in Japanese). Retrieved September 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ Sendai Branch, East Japan Railway Company. 2015.5.30(土)ダイヤ改正 仙石東北ライン開業 仙石線全線復旧 (in Japanese). Retrieved July 12, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 38°25′16″N 141°12′36″E / 38.4210°N 141.2099°E / 38.4210; 141.2099