Mineyoshikawa Station

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Mineyoshikawa Station
峰吉川駅
Mineyoshikawa sta.jpg
Mineyoshikawa Stationing September 2005
Location Kyōwa-Mineyoshikawa, Hansen 64-1, Daisen-shi, Akita-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance 265.4 kilometers from Fukushima
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1506
History
Opened 1930
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 63 daily
Location
Mineyoshikawa Station is located in Japan
Mineyoshikawa Station
Mineyoshikawa Station
Location within Japan

Mineyoshikawa Station (峰吉川駅 Mineyoshikawa-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Daisen, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Mineyoshikawa Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 265.4 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Mineyoshikawa Station consists of a two opposed side platforms, although the platform next to the station building is now reserved for through traffic for the Akita Shinkansen.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōu Main Line for through traffic
2  Ōu Main Line for Akita
for Yokote and Ōmagari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Kariwano - Ugo-Sakai

History[edit]

Mineyoshikawa Station began as Mineyoshikawa Signal (峰吉信号場?) on December 20, 1924 on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving the village of Yoshikawa. It was elevated to a full station on June 21, 1930. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in February 2004.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 63 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°34′0.2″N 140°19′23.8″E / 39.566722°N 140.323278°E / 39.566722; 140.323278