Odaka Station

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Odaka Station
Odaka Station in July 2016
Location 1-140 Higashimachi, Odaka-ku, Minamisōma-shi, Fukushima-ken 979-2121
Coordinates 37°33′47″N 140°59′46″E / 37.5630°N 140.9962°E / 37.5630; 140.9962Coordinates: 37°33′47″N 140°59′46″E / 37.5630°N 140.9962°E / 37.5630; 140.9962
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Joban Line
Distance 277.5 km from Nippori
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=380
Opened 11 May 1898
Passengers (FY2016) 26 daily
Odaka Station is located in Japan
Odaka Station
Odaka Station
Location within Japan

Odaka Station (小高駅, Odaka-eki) is a railway station on the Joban Line in Minamisōma, Fukushima, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). Operations of the station were suspended in March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, with services partially resuming in July 2016.


Odaka Station is served by the Joban Line, and is located 277.5 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori in Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

Odaka Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is attended.


1  Jōban Line for Haranomachi and Sendai
2  Jōban Line for Namie

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joban Line
Momouchi Local Iwaki-Ōta


Odaka Station opened on 11 May 1898. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The station was closed on 11 March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. The station reopened on 12 July 2016 with the reopening of the section of the Joban Line between Odaka and Haranomachi.[1] The section southward to Namie was scheduled to reopen in spring 2017,[1] and resumed services on 1 April 2017. [2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 26 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b JR東日本、常磐線小高~原ノ町間は7月12日再開…避難指示解除受け [JR East to reopen Joban Line between Odaka and Harunomachi from 12 July]. Response (in Japanese). Japan: IID. Co. 1 June 2016. Archived from the original on 19 December 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  2. ^ http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170401/p2a/00m/0na/020000c
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 

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