Hosoura Station

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Hosoura Station in August 2009
Location Suezaki-cho Hosoura 77, Ōfunato, Iwate
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Opened 1933

Hosoura Station (細浦駅?, Hosoura-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Ōfunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The station, as well as most of the structures in the surrounding area, was destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and has now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Hosoura Station was served by the Ōfunato Line, and was located 97.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hosoura Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station was unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōfunato Line
Otomo - Shimofunato


Hosoura Station opened on 15 December 1933. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station was one of six stations on the Ōfunato Line destroyed by the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°00′57″N 141°42′49″E / 39.015738°N 141.713556°E / 39.015738; 141.713556