Kitakata Station

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Kitakata Station
Kitakata Station, May 2007
Location Machidashita, Kitakata, Fukushima
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
Opened 1904
Passengers (FY 2013) 1119 daily

Kitakata Station (喜多方駅 Kitakata-eki?) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Kitakata, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kitakata Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 81.2 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kitakata Station has a single side platform and a single island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passage. The station has a Green Window ticket counter.


1  Ban'etsu West Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kōriyama
for Nozawa and Niitsu
2  Ban'etsu West Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kōriyama (SL-service)
for Nozawa and Niitsu (rush hours only)
3  Ban'etsu West Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kōriyama (starting trains)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu West Line
Shiokawa   Agano   Yamato
Shiokawa   Rapid   Terminus
Aizu-Toyokawa   Local   Yamato


Kitakata Station opened on January 20, 1904. 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]

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Coordinates: 37°38′38″N 139°52′06″E / 37.6439°N 139.8683°E / 37.6439; 139.8683