Iwakiri Station

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Iwakiri Station

Iwakiri Station entrance in January 2010
LocationIwakiri Donokuchi, Miyagino, Sendai, Miyagi
Coordinates38°18′04″N 140°57′22″E / 38.3012°N 140.9560°E / 38.3012; 140.9560Coordinates: 38°18′04″N 140°57′22″E / 38.3012°N 140.9560°E / 38.3012; 140.9560
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance359.9 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
ConnectionsBus terminal
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened11 October 1888
Passengers (FY2016)4,563 daily
Iwakiri Station is located in Japan
Iwakiri Station
Iwakiri Station
Location within Japan

Iwakiri Station (岩切駅, Iwakiri-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Iwakiri station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line and is located at the junction for the Rifu Branch Line to Rifu. It is 359.9 km from Tokyo Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Iwakiri Station has two island platforms connected by an underground passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[2]


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Rifu
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai (trains starting at Rifu)
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Ichinoseki, Matsushima, and Kogota
4  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai


The station opened on 11 October 1888.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 4,563 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 3,253[4]
2005 3,602[5]
2010 3,984[6]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Terminus   Branch   Shin-Rifu
Higashi-Sendai   Local   Rikuzen-Sannō

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sendai City Iwakiri Junior High School

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 99. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 各駅情報(岩切駅) [Station Information: Iwakiri Station] (in Japanese). East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012.

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