Higashine Station

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Higashine Station
東根駅
Higashine stn.jpg
Higashine Station in September 2008
Location 8-1, Miyazaki 3-chōme, Higashine, Yamagata
(山形県東根市宮崎三丁目8-1)
Japan
Coordinates 38°27′04″N 140°23′03″E / 38.451114°N 140.384139°E / 38.451114; 140.384139Coordinates: 38°27′04″N 140°23′03″E / 38.451114°N 140.384139°E / 38.451114; 140.384139
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
History
Opened 1911
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2000) 327 daily

Higashine Station (東根駅 Higashine-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Higashine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Higashine Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 110.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashine Station has one island platform; however, with the completion of the Yamagata Shinkansen, one side of the platform is used for through traffic of the Shinkansen, leaving the station with effectively a single side platform for bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōu Main Line for Yamagata, Murayama and Tendō
for Shinjō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Sakurambo-Higashine - Murayama

History[edit]

Higashine Station opened as a signal stop on December 5, 1911. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Higashime Post Office
  • Higashine Onsen

External links[edit]