Station entrance under elevated tracks
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|Address in Japanese||東京都荒川区西日暮里1丁目|
Mikawashima Station is served by the Jōban Line.
The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks.
|Jōban Line (Rapid)|
|Special Rapid: no stop|
Mikawashima Station opened on 1 April 1905.
On 3 May 1962, there was a crash between a freight train and two passenger trains which resulted in 160 deaths and 296 injuries. The crash occurred about 350 meters east of Mikawashima Station when an Ueno-bound passenger train (train number 2000H) crashed into the wreckage of a crash between a Toride-bound passenger train (2117H) and a Mito-bound freight train (number 287) as well as a crowd of evacuating passengers from 2117H.
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- Mikawashima Station (JR East) (Japanese)