Mizusawa-Esashi Station

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Mizusawa-Esashi Station
水沢江刺駅
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Mizusawa-Esashi Station in January 2006
Location Mizusawa-ku 1-185 Hadacho-emikae, Ōshū, Iwate
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tohoku Shinkansen
Platforms 2 side platforms
History
Opened 14 March 1985
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010[1]) 946 daily
Location
Mizusawa-Esashi Station is located in Japan
Mizusawa-Esashi Station
Mizusawa-Esashi Station
Location within Japan

Mizusawa-Esashi Station (水沢江刺駅?, Mizusawa-Esashi-eki) is a railway station on the Tohoku Shinkansen in Ōshū, Iwate, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Mizusawa-Esashi Station is served by the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori. It is 470.1 kilometers from the starting point of the Tohoku Shinkansen at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Mizusawa-Esashi Station has two elevated opposed side platforms with chest-high platform edge doors. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tohoku Shinkansen for Morioka, Shin-Aomori and Akita
2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai, Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Hayabusa: Does not stop at this station
Ichinoseki   Hayate
Yamabiko
  Kitakami

Some Hayate trains pass non-stop at this station.

History[edit]

Mizusawa-Esashi Station opened on March 14, 1985, three years after the opening of the Tōhoku Shinkansen.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East statistics. 2010 passenger statistics
  2. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 424. ISBN 4533029809. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°08′43″N 141°11′19″E / 39.145339°N 141.188693°E / 39.145339; 141.188693