Motegi Station

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Motegi Station

Motegi Station.jpg
Motegi Station (October 2006)
LocationMotegi, Motegi, Haga, Tochigi
Operated byMooka Railway
Line(s)Mooka Line
Passengers (FY 2012)376 daily

Motegi Station (茂木駅, Motegi-eki) is a railway station in Motegi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Mooka Railway.


Motegi Station is a terminal station for the Mooka Line, and is located 41.9 rail kilometers from the opposite terminus of the line at Shimodate Station.

Station layout[edit]

Motegi Station has one side platform. The station also has a steam-powered railway turntable for use by steam locomotives

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Mooka Line
Ichihana SL Mooka Terminus
Ten'yaba Local Terminus


Motegi Station opened on 15 December 1920[1] as a station on the Japanese Government Railway, which subsequently became the Japanese National Railways (JNR). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987, and the Mooka Railway from 11 April 1988.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Motegi Town Hall
  • Motegi Post Office


  1. ^ "茂木駅". 真岡鉄道. Retrieved 29 January 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Motegi Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 36°31′51″N 140°10′54″E / 36.530714°N 140.18155°E / 36.530714; 140.18155