Iwama Station

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Iwama Station
岩間駅
Iwama station rebuild west exit.JPG
Iwama Station, January 2013
Location Shimogo 4439, Kasama, Ibaraki
(茨城県笠間市下郷4439)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line, Mito Line
History
Opened 1895
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 1377 daily

Iwama Station (岩間駅, Iwama-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Iwama Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 91.9 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station.

Station layout[edit]

Iwama Station has two opposed side platforms, connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi and Iwaki
2  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura and Ueno

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Hatori Local Tomobe

History[edit]

Iwama Station was opened on 4 November 1895. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new station building was completed in July 2012.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • former Iwama Town Hall
  • Iwama Post Office

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°17′44″N 140°16′36″E / 36.2955°N 140.2767°E / 36.2955; 140.2767