Nigatake Station

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Nigatake Station
JR Nigatake sta 002.jpg
Nigatake Station, March 2008
Location 1-7-33 Nigatake, Miyagino-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 983-0036
Coordinates 38°16′07″N 140°55′07″E / 38.2685°N 140.9187°E / 38.2685; 140.9187Coordinates: 38°16′07″N 140°55′07″E / 38.2685°N 140.9187°E / 38.2685; 140.9187
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance 4.0 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
Opened May 15, 1928
Rebuilt 2003
Previous names Shinden Station (to 1943)
Passengers (FY2016) 2734 daily
Nigatake Station is located in Japan
Nigatake Station
Nigatake Station
Location within Japan

Nigatake Station (苦竹駅, Nigatake-eki) is a railway station in Miyagino-ku in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Nigatake Station is served by the Senseki Line. It is located 4.0 rail kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri.

Station layout[edit]

Nigatake Station has two elevated opposed side platforms with the station building located underneath the platforms.


1  Senseki Line for Tagajō, Matsushima-Kaigan, Takagimachi
2  Senseki Line for Sendai and Aoba-dōri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Rikuzen-Haranomachi   Local   Kozurushinden


Nigatake Station opened on May 15, 1928 as Shinden Station (神殿駅) on the Miyagi Electric Railway. The station renamed to its present name on February 8, 1943.The line was nationalized on May 1, 1944. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,734 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sendai Nigatake Police Office

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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