Iwanuma Station

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Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma sta cropped.jpg
East entrance in June 2010
Location 1 Tateshita, Iwanuma, Miyagi
Coordinates Coordinates: 38°06′43″N 140°51′51″E / 38.1118946°N 140.8641028°E / 38.1118946; 140.8641028
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line, Tōhoku Main Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1887
Passengers (FY2013) 7,098 daily

Iwanuma Station (岩沼駅 Iwanuma-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Iwanuma Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 334.2 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also served by the Jōban Line, and is 343.1 rail kilometers from the starting point of that line Nippori Station in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

Iwanuma Station has one side platform and two island platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a staffed "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket office.


1  Joban Line for Hamayoshida
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori and Sendai
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Shiroishi and Fukushima
4  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori, Sendai, and Kogota
5  Tōhoku Main Line for Natori, Sendai, and Kogota (starting trains)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Ōkuma   Local   Terminus
Tōhoku Main Line
Tsukinoki   Rapid   Natori
Tsukinoki   Local   Tatekoshi


Iwanuma Station opened on December 15, 1887, on the Tōhoku Main Line. The Joban Line opened on November 10, 1897. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in June 1998.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

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