Rikuchū-Orii Station

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Rikuchū-Orii Station
陸中折居駅
Orii(after the Tohoku Earthquake ).JPG
Rikuchū-Orii Station, May 2013
Location Mizusawa-ku Shinjo-aze, Ōshū-shi, Iwate-ken 023-0841
Japan
Coordinates 39°05′39″N 141°08′27″E / 39.0942°N 141.1407°E / 39.0942; 141.1407Coordinates: 39°05′39″N 141°08′27″E / 39.0942°N 141.1407°E / 39.0942; 141.1407
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance 465.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
History
Opened 25 November 1928
Location
Rikuchū-Orii Station is located in Japan
Rikuchū-Orii Station
Rikuchū-Orii Station
Location within Japan

Rikuchū-Orii Station (陸中折居駅, Rikuchū-Orii-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Ōshū, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Rikuchū-Orii Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 465.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Rikuchū-Orii Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Hiraizumi and Ichinoseki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Maesawa - Mizusawa

History[edit]

Rikuchū-Orii Signal stop was opened on 15 January 1924 and elevated to a full passenger station opened on 25 November 1928. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The station building was heavily damaged by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and a new station building was completed in December 2011.

Surrounding area[edit]

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