Kawageta Station

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Kawageta Station
川桁駅
Kawageta-st.jpg
Kawageta Station, June 2008
Location 3605 Shinmachi Kawageta, Inawashiro, Yama, Fukushima
(福島県耶麻郡猪苗代町大字川桁字新町3605)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
History
Opened 1899
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2004) 107 daily

Kawageta Station (川桁駅?, Kawageta-eki) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Inawashiro, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kawageta Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 33.4 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kawageta Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by an overhead crossing. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kitakata
for Bandai-Atami and Kōriyama
2  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kitakata (2 trains daily)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu West Line
Aizu Liner: Does not stop at this station
Bandai-Atami   Rapid   Inawashiro
Sekito   Local   Inawashiro

History[edit]

Kawageta Station opened on August 4, 1899 for freight operations and on November 3, 1900 for passenger operations. A private branch line, the Bandai Express Electric Railway extended from this station to Numajiri from 1913 to 1969. 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]

  • Kawageta Post Office

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°32′08″N 140°08′13″E / 37.5355°N 140.1370°E / 37.5355; 140.1370