Natori Station

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Natori Station
名取駅
Natori sta West.jpg
Natori Station, West Exit June 2008
Location 2 Masuda, Natori, Miyagi
(宮城県名取市増田二丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
History
Opened 1888
Previous names Masuda (until 1963)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 11,875 daily

Natori Station (名取駅 Natori-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in Natori, Miyagi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Natori Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 341.4 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also served by the Joban Line, whose trains run past the official terminus at Iwanuma Station on to Sendai Station, and is the terminal station for the Sendai Airport Line.

Station layout[edit]

Natori Station has one side platform and one island platform, serving three tracks in total, connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Iwanuma, Shiroishi, and Fukushima
 Joban Line for Watari and Hamayoshida
 Sendai Airport Line for Sendai Airport
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai
 Sendai Airport Line for Sendai
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai, Matsushima, and Kogota

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Iwanuma   Rapid   Sendai
Tatekoshi   Local   Minami-Sendai
Sendai Airport Line
Sendai Airport   Rapid   Sendai
Morisekinoshita   Local   Minami-Sendai

History[edit]

Natori Station opened on October 11, 1888 as Masuda Station (増田駅?). It adopted its present name on May 25, 1963. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°10′23″N 140°52′57″E / 38.17306°N 140.88250°E / 38.17306; 140.88250