Masukata Station

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Masukata Station
升形駅
Masukata station.jpg
Masukata Station in April 2013
Location Masugata-Yuno, Shinjō, Yamagata
(山形県新庄市大字升形字下夕野)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Rikuu West Line
History
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).

Lines[edit]

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]

History[edit]

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]

References[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