Maesawa Station

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Maesawa Station

Maesawa Station, July 2012
LocationMaesawa-ku Mikka-machi, Ōshū-shi, Iwate-ken 023-0000
Coordinates39°02′56″N 141°07′35″E / 39.0488°N 141.1264°E / 39.0488; 141.1264Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 141°07′35″E / 39.0488°N 141.1264°E / 39.0488; 141.1264
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance459.9 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened1 November 1890
Passengers (FY2016)546 daily
Maesawa Station is located in Japan
Maesawa Station
Maesawa Station
Location within Japan

Maesawa Station (前沢駅, Maesawa-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Ōshū, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Maesawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 459.9 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Maesawa Station has a single side platform and an island platform connected to the elevated station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
2  Tōhoku Main Line (passing loop)
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Ichinoseki and Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Hiraizumi - Rikuchū-Orii


Maesawa Station opened on 1 November 1890. It was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new station building was completed in 2005.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 546 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Maesawa Post Office
  • Maesawa High School

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

External links[edit]