Mizusawa Station

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Mizusawa Station
水沢駅
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Mizusawa Station, March 2007
Location Mizusawa-ku, 1-9-1 Higashidori, Ōshū, Iwate
(岩手県奥州市水沢区東大通り一丁目9-1)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
History
Opened 1890
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 1979 daily
Wind chimes at the Mizusawa Station platform

Mizusawa Station (水沢駅 Mizusawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Mizusawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 470.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Mizusawa Station has an island platform and a single side platform, connected to the station building by an overhead passage. The station is staffed and has a Green Window ticket counter. The station is noted for the numerous nambu furin (wind chimes), and the station is listed as one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Hiraizumi and Ichinoseki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Rikuchū-Orii - Kanegasaki

History[edit]

Mizusawa station opened on 1 November 1890.[2] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "100 Soundscapes of Japan". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 100. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

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Coordinates: 39°08′21″N 141°08′46″E / 39.1392°N 141.1462°E / 39.1392; 141.1462