Rikuchū-Yagi Station

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Rikuchū-Yagi Station
Rikuchū-Yagi station building in July 2008
Location 1-114 Taneichi, Taneichi, Hirono-machi, Kunohe-gun, Iwate-ken 028-7900
Coordinates 40°20′43″N 141°46′00″E / 40.345399°N 141.766583°E / 40.345399; 141.766583
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Hachinohe Line
Distance 43.1 km from Hachinohe
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
Opened 1 November 1925
Rebuilt 208
Rikuchū-Yagi Station is located in Japan
Rikuchū-Yagi Station
Rikuchū-Yagi Station
Location within Japan

Rikuchū-Yagi Station (陸中八木駅 Rikuchū-Yagi-eki?) is a railway station on the Hachinohe Line in the town of Hirono, Kunohe District, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Rikuchū-Yagi Station is served by the Hachinohe Line, and is 43.1 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hachinohe Station.

Station layout[edit]

Rikuchū-Yagi Station has two opposed ground-level side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is unattended.


1  Hachinohe Line for Taneichi and Hachinohe
2  Hachinohe Line for Kuji


The former station building in November 2007

Rikuchū-Yagi Station opened on 1 November 1925.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1] The station was made unstaffed from 10 December 2005.[citation needed] A new station building and waiting room was completed in March 2008.[citation needed]

Bus services[edit]

Bus services to Kuji and Samuraihama are operated by JR Bus Tohoku Company.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Yagi Post Office

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 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. 509. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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