Hottoyuda Station

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Hottoyuda Station
ほっとゆだ駅
JR Hottoyuda sta 001.jpg
Hottoyuda Station in November 2011
Location Kawajiri40 jiwari 53, Nishiwaga-machi, Waga-gun, Iwate-ken 029-5500
Japan
Coordinates 39°18′52″N 140°46′33″E / 39.3145°N 140.7758°E / 39.3145; 140.7758
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Kitakami Line
Distance 35.2 km from Kitakami
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Website Official website
History
Opened December 16, 1922
Previous names Rikuchū-Kawajiri Station (until 1991)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 109 daily
Location
Hottoyuda Station is located in Japan
Hottoyuda Station
Hottoyuda Station
Location within Japan
A Kiha 52 DMU at Hottoyuda Station in 2006

Hottoyuda Station (ほっとゆだ駅, Hottoyuda-eki) is a railway station on the Kitakami Line in the town of Nishiwaga, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hottoyuda Station is served by the Kitakami Line, and is located 35.2 km from the terminus of the line at Kitakami Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hottoyuda Station has a side platform and an island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kitakami Line for Yokote
2  Kitakami Line for Fujine and Kitakami

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kitakami Line
Yudakinshūko - Yudakōgen

History[edit]

The station opened on December 16, 1922, as Rikuchū-Kawajiri Station (陸中川尻駅).[1] It was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in April 1989, and rebuilt in January 1995.[citation needed] The station was renamed Hottoyuda Station on June 20, 1991.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 109 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sone, Satoru (2009). No.21 釜石線・山田線・岩泉線・北上線・八戸線. 週刊 歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 国鉄・JR (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun: 23. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Official website (in Japanese)