Mizusawa-Esashi Station

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Mizusawa-Esashi Station
Mizusawa-Esashi Station in January 2006
Location Mizusawa-ku 1-185 Hadacho-emikae, Ōshū-shi, Iwate-ken 023-0132
Coordinates 39°08′43″N 141°11′19″E / 39.145339°N 141.188693°E / 39.145339; 141.188693Coordinates: 39°08′43″N 141°11′19″E / 39.145339°N 141.188693°E / 39.145339; 141.188693
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shinkansen-E.pngTōhoku Shinkansen
Distance 470.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Website Official website
Opened March 14, 1985
Passengers (FY2016) 1,016 daily
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 the city of Ōshū, Iwate, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


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.


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

Some Hayate trains pass non-stop at this station.


Mizusawa-Esashi Station opened on March 14, 1985, three years after the opening of the Tōhoku Shinkansen.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 1,016 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

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