Nagamachi Station

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Nagamachi Station
長町駅
ChikatetsuNagamachiEki2005-7.jpg
Entrance to Sendai Subway Nagamachi Station, July 2005
Location 5 Nagamachi, Taihaku, Sendai, Miyagi
(岩手県宮太白区長町五丁目)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Other information
Station code N15 (Namboku Line)
History
Opened 1896
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 7,623 (JR East)
6,188 (Sendai Subway) daily

Nagamachi Station (長町駅?, Nagamachi-eki) is railway station on the Tohoku Main Line in Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the Sendai Subway.

Lines[edit]

Nagamachi Station is served by the Sendai Subway Nanboku Line, and on JR East's Joban Line and Tohoku Main Line. The Sendai Airport Access Line uses the same tracks, but passes through the station without stopping. The subway and JR lines are not directly connected; however, the distance between the two stations is only around two hundred metres. It is 347.3 kilometers from the terminus of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo Station and 12.4 kilometers from the terminus of the Sendai Subway Namboku Line at Izumi- Chūō Station.

Station layout[edit]

JR Nagamachi Station is an elevated station with one island platform, and the station building located underneath. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. The Sendai Subway portion of the station has a single underground island platform.

JR East platforms[edit]

1  Tohoku Main Line for Sendai, Rifu, Matsushima, and Kogota
2  Tohoku Main Line for Shiroishi and Fukushima
 Joban Line for Iwanuma and Hamayoshida
The Sendai Subway platforms in October 2015

Sendai Subway platforms[edit]

1  Namboku Line for Tomizawa
2  Namboku Line for Sendai and Izumi-Chūō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Taishidō   Local   Sendai
Joban Line
Taishidō   Local   Sendai
Sendai Subway Namboku Line
Nagamachi-Itchōme (N14)   -   Nagamachi-Minami (N16)

History[edit]

Nagamachi Station opened on November 2, 1894 as a military station of Nippon Railway.[1] It was opened to the general public on February 21, 1896.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.[1] The subway station opened on June 15, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 405. ISBN 4533029809. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°13′35″N 140°53′8″E / 38.22639°N 140.88556°E / 38.22639; 140.88556