Kariwano Station

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Kariwano Station

刈和野駅
Kariwano Station 20190503.jpg
Kariwano Station in May 2019
LocationKariwanocho-aze Atagoshita 119, Daisen-shi, Akita-ken
Japan
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance260.6 kilometers from Fukushima
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=517
History
Opened1904
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015)453 daily
Location
Kariwano Station is located in Japan
Kariwano Station
Kariwano Station
Location within Japan

Kariwano Station (刈和野駅, Kariwano-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Daisen, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Kariwano Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 260.6 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kariwano Station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building vy a footbridge. Track 1 is dual gauge for use by through traffic of the Akita Shinkansen.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōu Main Line for Akita
2  Ōu Main Line for Yokote and Ōmagari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Jingūji - Mineyoshikawa

History[edit]

Kariwano Station was opened on August 21, 1904 on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving the town of Kariwano. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in February 1990, which incorporates the offices of the local chamber of commerce and tourism office.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 453 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°32′51.5″N 140°22′20.6″E / 39.547639°N 140.372389°E / 39.547639; 140.372389