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Maeyachi Station, February 2007
|Location||Maeyachi, Ishinomaki, Miyagi
|Operated by||JR East|
|Passengers (FY 2012)||174 daily|
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.
|1||■ Ishinomaki Line||for Kogota and Sendai|
|2||■ Ishinomaki Line||for Ishinomaki, Onagawa|
|■ Kesennuma Line||for Yanaizu|
|3||■ Ishinomaki Line||for Kogota
|■ Kesennuma Line||Yanaizu|
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.
- Former Kanan Town Hall
- Kanan Post Office
- Japan National Route 108
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- JR East Station information (Japanese)
- "JR気仙沼線 【前面展望 ９】 陸前豊里⇒前谷地" (video). YouTube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26. video of a train trip from Rikuzen-Toyosato Station to Maeyachi Station in 2009, passing Nonodake Station at around 03:35 minutes and Wabuchi Station at around 05:48 minutes, without stopping.