Maeyachi Station

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Maeyachi
前谷地
Maeyachi-stn cropped.jpg
Maeyachi Station, February 2007
Location Maeyachi, Ishinomaki, Miyagi
(宮城県石巻市前谷地)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s)
History
Opened 1912
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2012) 174 daily

Maeyachi Station (前谷地駅?, Maeyachi-eki) is a railway station in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Maeyachi Station is served by both the Kesennuma Line and the Ishinomaki Line. It is the southern terminus of the Kesennuma Line and is located 12.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Ishinomaki Line at Kogota Station.

Station layout[edit]

Maeyachi Station has one side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passage.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ishinomaki Line for Kogota and Sendai
2  Ishinomaki Line for Ishinomaki, Onagawa
 Kesennuma Line for Yanaizu
3  Ishinomaki Line for Kogota
for Ishinomaki
 Kesennuma Line Yanaizu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Terminus   Local   Wabuchi
Ishinomaki Line
Wakuya   Local   Kakeyama

History[edit]

Maeyachi Station opened on October 28, 1912. The Yanaizu Line began operations from December 24, 1968 and was extended to Motoyoshi Station to become the Kesennuma Line in 1977, The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987. A train was derailed near the station on July 26, 2003 due to a magnitude 6.2 earthquake.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 38°30′43″N 141°11′40″E / 38.512054°N 141.194444°E / 38.512054; 141.194444