Momouchi Station

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Momouchi Station
桃内駅
Momouchi sta 1.jpg
Momouchi Station in March 2008
Location
Prefecture Fukushima
(See other stations in Fukushima)
City Minamisōma
Neighborhood Odaka-ku, Mimidani Momouchi 2
Address in Japanese 福島県南相馬市小高区耳谷字桃内2
History
Opened 1948
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line

Momouchi Station (桃内駅 Momouchi-eki?) is a railway station operated by East Japan Railway Company in Minamisōma, Fukushima, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Momouchi Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 273.5 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. However, due to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, services have been suspended indefinitely.

Station layout[edit]

Momouchi Station has a side platform and one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station was unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Rapid: no stop
Namie   Local   Odaka

History[edit]

Momouchi Station was opened on 10 August 1948. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The station was closed on 11 March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Surrounding area[edit]

Odaka is within the evacuation zone surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Since April 2012 it has been possible for residents to enter the area, but remaining in the area overnight is prohibited.

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Coordinates: 37°31′43″N 140°59′03″E / 37.5285°N 140.9842°E / 37.5285; 140.9842