Oku-nakayama kōgen Station

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Oku-nakayama kōgen Station
Oku-nakayama kōgen Station, October 2007
Location 76-3 Nakayama Otsuka, Ichinohe-machi, Ninohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-5133
Coordinates 40°03′58″N 141°13′43″E / 40.066155°N 141.228514°E / 40.066155; 141.228514
Operated by Igrail.svg Iwate Galaxy Railway Company
Line(s) Iwate Ginga Railway Line
Distance 44.4 km from Morioka
Platforms 1 island + 1 side platform
Tracks 3
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
Opened 1 September 1891
Previous names
  • Nakayama (until 1915)
  • Okunakayama (until 2002)
Passengers (FY2015) 355 daily
Oku-nakayama kōgen Station is located in Japan
Oku-nakayama kōgen Station
Oku-nakayama kōgen Station
Location within Japan

Oku-nakayama kōgen Station (奥中山高原駅 Oku-nakayama kōgen-eki?) is a railway station on the Iwate Ginga Railway Line in the town of Ichinohe, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third-sector railway operator Iwate Ginga Railway Company.


Oku-nakayama kōgen Station is served by the Iwate Ginga Railway Line, and is located 44.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Morioka Station and 579.7 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Oku-nakayama kōgen Station has an island platform and a single side platform connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is staffed.


1  Iwate Ginga Railway Line for Iwate-Numakunai and Morioka
2  Iwate Ginga Railway Line (passing loop)
3  Iwate Ginga Railway Line for Ninohe and Hachinohe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Iwate Ginga Railway Line
Midō - Kotsunagi


The station opened on 1 September 1891 as Nakayama Station (中山駅?).[1] It was renamed Okunakayama Station (奥中山駅?) on 11 September 1915.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987[1] and was transferred to the Iwate Ginga Railway on 1 September 2002. It was renamed Oku-nakayama kōgen Station at the same time.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 355 passengers daily.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Okunakayama Post Office

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 414. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 平成27年度 駅別乗降人員(1日平均) [Fiscal 2015 Station passenger figures (daily average)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Iwate Galaxy Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 

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