Jimba Station

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Jimba Station
Jimba Station (Nov 4, 2006)
Prefecture Akita
(See other stations in Akita)
City Ōdate
Neighborhood Aizomedai, Nagabashiri
Postal code 017-0001
Address in Japanese 秋田県大館市長走字相染台
Opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Ōu Main Line

Jimba Station (陣場駅 Jinba-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Jimba Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 416.5 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Jimba Station consists of a single island platform and a single side platform serving three tracks. However, Platform 2 is not in use. The platforms are connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.


1  Ōu Main Line for Hirosaki and Akita
2  Ōu Main Line for not normally in service
3  Ōu Main Line for Ōdate and Akita

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: no stop
Shirasawa   Ōu Main Line   Tsugaru-Yunosawa


Jimba Station was opened on June 21, 1899 a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving village of Yatate, Akita. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was relocated to its present location in November 1970. The station has been unattended since October 1971.The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hikage Onen
  • Yatate Onsen

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°23′56.6″N 140°36′27.0″E / 40.399056°N 140.607500°E / 40.399056; 140.607500