Masukata Station

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Masukata Station
Masukata station.jpg
Masukata Station in April 2013
Location Masugata-Yuno, Shinjō, Yamagata
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Rikuu West Line
Opened 1913

Masukata Station (升形駅 Masukata-eki?) is a railway station in Shinjō, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Masukata Station is served by the Rikuu West Line, and is located 7.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shinjō Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Masukata Station has one island platform, of which only one side is in use, serving traffic in both directions. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Rikuu West Line
Shinjō   Rapid Mogamigawa   Uzen-Zennami
Shinjō   Local   Uzen-Zennami
  • Rapid service stops at Masukata in down direction only.[2]


The previous station building, in August 1998

Masukata Station opened on December 7, 1913.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in March 2000.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ a b 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 137. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ JR Timetable October 2013 issue, p.640-3

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°45′06″N 140°14′40″E / 38.751584°N 140.244333°E / 38.751584; 140.244333