Higashine Station

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Higashine Station
Higashine stn.jpg
Higashine Station in September 2008
Location 8-1, Miyazaki 3-chōme, Higashine, Yamagata
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
Opened 1911
Passengers (FY 2000) 327 daily

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


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.


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

Adjacent stations[edit]

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


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]