Hirota Station

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Hirota Station
Hirota 20080629.jpg
Hirota Station, June 2008
Location Nakajima Hirota Kawahigashi-machi, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
Opened 1899

Hirota Station (広田駅 Hirota-eki?) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Hirota Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 60.0 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hirota Station has a one side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.


1  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Bandai-Atami and Koriyama
2, 3  Ban'etsu West Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu, Kitakata

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu West Line
Aizu Liner: Does not stop at this station
Higashi-Nagahara   Rapid   Aizu-Wakamatsu
Higashi-Nagahara   Local   Aizu-Wakamatsu


Hirota Station opened on July 15, 1899. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station building burned down o December 31, 2007 and was rebuilt in June 2008.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • former Kawahigashi Town Hall
  • Hirota Post Office

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°32′57″N 139°56′00″E / 37.5493°N 139.9334°E / 37.5493; 139.9334