Iwanuma Station

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Iwanuma Station
岩沼駅
Iwanuma sta cropped.jpg
East entrance in June 2010
Location 1 Tateshita, Iwanuma-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-2441
Japan
Coordinates 38°06′43″N 140°51′51″E / 38.1118946°N 140.8641028°E / 38.1118946; 140.8641028Coordinates: 38°06′43″N 140°51′51″E / 38.1118946°N 140.8641028°E / 38.1118946; 140.8641028
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance 334.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms 1 side + 2 island platforms
Tracks 5
Other information
Status Staffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
Website Official website
History
Opened December 15, 1887
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 7123 daily
Location
Iwanuma Station is located in Japan
Iwanuma Station
Iwanuma Station
Location within Japan

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).

Lines[edit]

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. 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 "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōban Line for Haranomachi
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

History[edit]

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]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 7,123 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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