Kanameta Station

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Kanameta Station
要田駅
JR Kanameta sta 001.jpg
Kanameta Station in May 2008
Location Kanameta Teramukai 69, Tamura, Fukushima
(福島県田村市船引町要田字寺向65)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu East Line
History
Opened 1950

Kanameta Station (要田駅?, Kanameta-eki) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu East Line in Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kanameta Station is served by the Ban'etsu East Line, and is located 69.5 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Iwaki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kanameta Station has a single island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ban'etsu East Line for Miharu and Kōriyama
2  Ban'etsu East Line for Ononiimachi and Iwaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu East Line
Rapid Abukuma: Does not stop at this station
Funehiki Local Miharu

History[edit]

Kanameta Station opened on January 1, 1950. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. On March 11, 1989 it became fully automated and on March 3, 2009 started accepting the Suica card.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 37°27′13″N 140°31′15″E / 37.4537°N 140.5209°E / 37.4537; 140.5209