Michikawa Station

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Michikawa Station
道川駅
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Michikawa Station
Location Idonosawa, Iwaki-Uchimichikawa, Yurihonjō, Akita
(秋田県由利本荘市岩城内道川字井戸ノ沢)
Japan
Operated by East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1920

Michikawa Station (道川駅 Michikawa-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Yurihonjō, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Michikawa Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is located 251.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

Michikawa Station has a side platform and an island platform connected by an overpass, serving three tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1  Uetsu Main Line for Araya and Akita
2  Uetsu Main Line passing track
3  Uetsu Main Line for Ugo-Honjō and Sakata

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Iwaki-Minato - Shimohama

History[edit]

Michikawa Station opened on February 22, 1922 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Rikuusai Line, serving the village of Michikawa, Akita. It was switched to the control of the JGR Uetsu Main Line on April 20, 1924. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railway) after World War II. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 39°33′36.6″N 140°3′24.7″E / 39.560167°N 140.056861°E / 39.560167; 140.056861