Mutsuminato Station

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Mutsuminato Station
JRE Mutsu-MinatoStation-North.jpg
Mutsuminato Station north entrance in October 2007
Location 44-1 Minato-cho Kubo, Hachinohe-shi, Aomori-ken 031-0812
Coordinates 40°31′23.88″N 141°31′39.75″E / 40.5233000°N 141.5277083°E / 40.5233000; 141.5277083
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachinohe Line
Distance 9.0 km from Hachinohe
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Website Official website
Opened July 11, 1926
Passengers (FY2015) 149 daily
Mutsuminato Station is located in Japan
Mutsuminato Station
Mutsuminato Station
Location within Japan

Mutsuminato Station (陸奥湊駅, Mutsuminato-eki) is a railway station on the Hachinohe Line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in the city of Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.


Mutsuminato Station is served by the Hachinohe Line, and is 9.0 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Hachinohe Station.

Station layout[edit]

Mutsuminato Station has one ground-level island platform serving two tracks, with an elevated station building. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office in addition to automated ticket machines.


1  Hachinohe Line for Same, Taneichi, and Kuji
2  Hachinohe Line for Hachinohe

Adjacent stations[edit]

Hachinohe Line
Konakano   Local   Shirogane


Mutsuminato Station opened on July 11, 1926 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR). A freight spur line to nearby Iwaki Cement (now part of Sumitomo Cement) was opened in 1927; the spur line was closed in 1986.[citation needed] With the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR, the post-war successor to the JGR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 149 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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