Iwadate Station

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Iwadate Station
Iwadate Station 20130923.jpg
Iwadate Station, September 2013
Location 91 Kamanoue, Hachimori, Happō, Yamamoto, Akita
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Gonō Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1926
Passengers (FY2010) 46 daily

Iwadate Station (岩館駅?, Iwadate-eki) is a railway station on the Gonō Line in Happō, Akita, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Iwadate Station is served by the Gonō Line from Higashi-Noshiro and Kawabe, and is located 29.1 rail kilometers from Higashi-Noshiro Station.

Station layout[edit]

The Resort Shirakami diesel train at Iwadate Station, August 2011

The station has two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing, serving two tracks. It is administered by Noshiro Station, and operated by JR Akita Total Life Service Co., Ltd. Ordinary tickets, express tickets, and reserved-seat tickets are on sale for all JR lines. Business hours are 08:30 to 17:00.


1, 2  Gonō Line for Noshiro, Higashi-Noshiro, and Akita
for Fukaura and Hirosaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

Gonō Line
Akita-Shirakami Ōmagoshi


The station opened on 24 November 1926.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 46 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(岩館駅) [Station Information (Iwadate Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′22.3″N 139°57′58.5″E / 40.406194°N 139.966250°E / 40.406194; 139.966250