Kami-Shishiori Station

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JR Kamishishiori sta 001.jpg
Kamishishiori Station in April 2005
Location Kamihigashigawa 2, Kesennuma, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Opened 1932

Kamishishiori Station (上鹿折駅 Kamishishiori-eki?) was a JR East railway station located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was closed following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and has now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Kamishishiori Station was served by the Ōfunato Line, and is located 69.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kamishishiori Station had two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing. The station was unattended.


1  Ōfunato Line for Rikuzen-Takata and Sakari
2  Ōfunato Line for Ichinoseki and Kesennuma

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōfunato Line
Shishiori-Karakuwa - Rikuzen-Yahagi


Kamishishiori Station opened on 19 March 1932. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. Operations were suspended after the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and have been replaced by a provisional bus service.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Kesennuma Shiroyama Elementary School

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°57′39″N 141°34′06″E / 38.960736°N 141.568222°E / 38.960736; 141.568222