Koganezawa Station in June 2007
|Location||Motoyoshida-cho Koganezawa, Kesennuma, Miyagi
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Kesennuma Line|
|Opened||11 February 1957|
Koganezawa Station (小金沢駅 Koganezawa-eki) was a railway station on the Kesennuma Line in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station was completely destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.
Koganezawa Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station was unattended.
Koganezawa Station opened on 11 February 1957. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station changed its name to its present name on 22 March 1997. The station was completely destroyed by 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and rail services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.
- National Route 45
- Ōya Beach
- Ōya Post Office
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- JR East Station information (in Japanese)
- "JR気仙沼線 【前面展望 ３】 陸前階上⇒本吉" (video). YouTube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26. video of a train trip from Rikuzen-Hashikami Station to Motoyoshi Station in 2009, passing through Ōya-Kaigan Station and Koganezawa Station without stopping at around 03:25 minutes and 06:30 minutes, respectively. Satellite photos (e.g., in Google Maps) showed that large sections of track and railway bridges were severely affected or washed away by the 2011 tsunami. Rikuzen-Hashikami Station was undamaged, Ōya-Kaigan Station was badly damaged or destroyed, and Koganezawa Station was damaged.