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Iwafune Station, May 2008
|Location||Iwafune-machi Shizu, Tochigi, Tochigi
|Operated by||JR East|
|Previous names||Iwafune (岩船) (until 1902)|
|Passengers (FY2011)||568 daily|
|1||■ Ryōmō Line||for Tochigi for Oyama|
|2, 3||■ Ryōmō Line||for Sano, and Takasaki|
Iwafune Station was opened on 10 October 1898 as Iwafune Station (岩船駅 Iwafune-eki?). It was renamed to its present kanji spelling on 1 March 1902. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.
- Iwafune Post Office
- Iwafune Geological Museum
In the film 5 Centimeters Per Second Takaki and Akari see each other for the last time at this station.
- Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 459. ISBN 4533029809.
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