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Metoki Station in December 2002
|Location||Metoki Muranaka, Sannohe-machi, Sannohe-gun, Aomori-ken 039-0113
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Opened||October 1, 1948|
Metoki Station (目時駅 Metoki-eki) is a railway station in the town of Sannohe, Sannohe District, Aomori, Japan, operated by the third sector railway operators Aoimori Railway Company and Iwate Galaxy Railway Company.
Metoki Station is the southern terminus of the Aoimori Railway Line, and is 121.9 kilometers from the northern terminus of the line at Aomori Station. It is also the northern terminus of the Iwate Galaxy Railway Line, and is 82.0 kilometers from the southern terminus at Morioka Station. It is 622.8 kilometers from Tokyo Station.
Metoki Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station building is relatively large, but is unattended.
|1||■ Aoimori Railway Line||for Sannohe and Hachinohe|
|2||■ Iwate Galaxy Railway Line||for Ninohe and Morioka|
|Aoimori Railway Line|
|Iwate Ginga Railway Line|
Metoki Station opened on December 20, 1924 as the Metoki Signal Stop on the Tōhoku Main Line on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). It was elevated to the status of a full station on October 1, 1948. Freight operations were discontinued from April 1962. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East. It came under the joint control of the Aoimori Railway and the Iwate Galaxy Railway Company on December 1, 2002.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 623 passengers daily.
- 平成27年度 駅別乗降人員(1日平均) [Fiscal 2015 Station passenger figures (daily average)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Iwate Galaxy Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
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- Aoimori Railway station information page (in Japanese)