Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station

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Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station
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Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station
Location Yamadera-aze 8387 Omoshiroyama, Yamagata, Yamagata
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Senzan Line
Opened 1937
Previous names Omoshiroyama (until 1988)

Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station (面白山高原駅, Omoshiroyama-Kōgen-eki) is a railway station in the city of Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station is served by the Senzan Line, and is located 42.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Sendai Station.

Station layout[edit]

Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station has a single side platform, serving traffic in both directions. The station is unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senzan Line
Rapid-A, Rapid-B: Does not stop at this station
Okunikkawa Rapid-C, Ordinary Yamadera


Omoshiroyama-Kōgen Station opened on November 10, 1937 as the Omoshiroyama Provisional Station (面白山仮乗降場, Omoshiro Kaijōkyōjō). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987. It was upgraded to a full passenger station on March 13, 1988 and renamed to its present name.

Surrounding area[edit]

Omoshiroyama-Kōgen skiing area is nearby. A ski lift carries passengers between the station and the ski slope. In the summer, the station is accessible by automobile, but in the winter season the roads are usually closed.

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Coordinates: 38°19′58″N 140°29′47″E / 38.33278°N 140.49639°E / 38.33278; 140.49639