Kanayagawa Station

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Kanayagawa Station
Kanayagawa Station 1.JPG
Kanayagawa Station in July 2005
Location Matsukawa-cho Sekiya Sakashita 30, Fukushima, Fukushima
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Opened 1887
Passengers (FY 2013)  2824 daily

Kanayagawa Station (金谷川駅?, Kanayagawa-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kanayagawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 264.0 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kanayagawa Station has one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kōriyama and Kuroiso
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Fukushima and Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Matsukawa - Minami-Fukushima


The station opened on October 18, 1909.The Matsukawa derailment, an alleged sabotage that resulted in the derailment of a train, occurred near the station on August 17, 1949. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°40′50″N 140°27′08″E / 37.6806°N 140.4521°E / 37.6806; 140.4521