Kita-Amarume Station

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Kita Amarume Station
北余目駅
Kita Amarume-station-Platform.jpg
Kita Amarume Station (April 2010)
Location Hiraoka Otsubo, Shōnai, Higashitagawa, Yamagata
(山形県東田川郡庄内町平岡字大坪)
Japan
Operated by East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1964

Kita-Amarume Station (北余目駅?, Kita-Amarume-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Shōnai, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Kita-Amarume Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is located 157.4 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kita-Amarume Station has two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing. There is no station building. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Uetsu Main Line for Sakata, Ugo-Honjō and Akita
2  Uetsu Main Line for Amarume, Tsuruoka and Murakami
2  Rikuu West Line for Shinjō and Furukuchi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Amarume - Sagoshi

History[edit]

Kita-Amarume Station was opened on February 1, 1964. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company. On December 25, 2005 a train from Sagoshi Station derailed in bad weather near this station, killing five and injuring thirty-three.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in a rural area surrounded by rice paddies. There are very few buildings in the vicinity of the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East (Japanese)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 38°52′03″N 139°54′29″E / 38.867597°N 139.908111°E / 38.867597; 139.908111