Hon-Shiogama Station

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Hon-Shiogama Station
本塩釜駅
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Hon-Shiogama Station, August 2007
Location Kaigan-dori, Shiogama, Miyagi-ken 985-0002
Japan
Coordinates 38°19′03″N 141°01′21″E / 38.3176°N 141.0224°E / 38.3176; 141.0224Coordinates: 38°19′03″N 141°01′21″E / 38.3176°N 141.0224°E / 38.3176; 141.0224
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance 16.0 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed ( Midori no Madoguchi)
Website Official website
History
Opened April 14, 1926
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 2,992 daily
Location
Hon-Shiogama Station is located in Japan
Hon-Shiogama Station
Hon-Shiogama Station
Location within Japan

Hon-Shiogama Station (本塩釜駅, Hon-Shiogama-eki) is a railway station in the city of Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hon-Shiogama Station is served by the Senseki Line. It is located 16.0 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hon-Shiogama Station has two elevated opposed side platforms with the station building located underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Senseki Line for Matsushima-Kaigan and Takagimachi
2  Senseki Line or Sendai and Aoba-dōri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Nishi-Shiogama   Local   Higashi-Shiogama

History[edit]

Hon-Shiogama Station opened on April 14, 1926 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 and rebuilt as an elevated station. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,992 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shiogama City Hall
  • Royal Home Center
  • Highway 45
  • Mae-Hon-Shiogama Post Office
  • Shiogama Shrine
  • Shiogama Port

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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