Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station

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Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station
JR Rikuchu matsukawa sta 001.jpg
Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station in October 2010
Location Higashiyama-cho Matsukawa-aze Takinosawa 190, Ichinoseki, Iwate
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Opened 1925

Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station (陸中松川駅 Rikuchū-Matsukawa-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.


Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station is served by the Ōfunato Line, and is located 21.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.


1  Ōfunato Line for Ichinoseki
2  Ōfunato Line for Kesennuma

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōfunato Line
Iwanoshita - Geibikei


Rikuchū-Matsukawa Station opened on July 26, 1925. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed in March 2010.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tohoku Stone Mine
  • The House of Sun and Wind (Museum of stone and Kenji Miyazawa)
  • Sunatetsu River

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°58′39″N 141°14′18″E / 38.9774°N 141.2382°E / 38.9774; 141.2382