Mutsu-Yokohama Station

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Mutsu-Yokohama Station
陸奥横浜駅
JRE Mutsu-YokohamaStation.jpg
Mutsu-Yokohama Station in May 2008
Location Tatenoshiro, Yokohama-machi, Kamikita-gun, Aomori-ken 039-4133
Japan
Coordinates 41°05′12.09″N 141°14′59.67″E / 41.0866917°N 141.2499083°E / 41.0866917; 141.2499083
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōminato Line
Distance 30.1 km from Noheji
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
History
Opened 20 March 1921
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 71 (daily)
Location
Mutsu-Yokohama Station is located in Japan
Mutsu-Yokohama Station
Mutsu-Yokohama Station
Location within Japan

Mutsu-Yokohama Station (陸奥横浜駅?, Mutsu-Yokohama-eki) is a railway station on the Ōminato Line in the town of Yokohama, Kamikita District, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Mutsu-Yokohama Station is served by the Ōminato Line, and is located 30.1 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Noheji Station.

Station layout[edit]

Mutsu-Yokohama Station has a single island platform serving two tracks, with a small spur line for trains to be taken off the main rails for maintenance. The small station building has lacked a station master since budgetary restrictions in December 1999.[citation needed]

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōminato Line for Shimokita and Ōminato
2  Ōminato Line for Noheji and Aomori

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Ōminato Line
Noheji   Rapid Shimokita   Shimokita
Fukkoshi   Local   Arihata

History[edit]

Mutsu-Yokohama Station was opened on March 20, 1921 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR). All freight operations were discontinued as of March 15, 1973.[citation needed] With the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Yokohama Town Hall
  • Yokohama Post Office

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 71 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

See also[edit]

References[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 21 August 2016. 

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