Iwakiri Station

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Iwakiri Station
岩切駅
Iwakiri-stn.jpg
Station entrance, January 2010
Location Iwakiri Donokuchi, Miyagino, Sendai, Miyagi
(宮城県仙台市宮城野区岩切洞ノ口)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1888
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 4,436 daily

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).

Lines[edit]

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 Ueno Station in Tokyo.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Iwakiri Station has two island platforms. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[2]

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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 April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 4,059 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]
2011 4,059[3]

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

References[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. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  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. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 38°18′04″N 140°57′22″E / 38.3012°N 140.9560°E / 38.3012; 140.9560