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Rikuchū-Yamada Station in October 2006
Kawamukai-cho 8-13, Yamada, Shimohei, Iwate|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Passengers (FY2012)||162 daily|
Rikuchū-Yamada Station (陸中山田駅 Rikuchū-Yamada-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The station was destroyed during 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and operations have been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line. As of 2018, the station is being rebuilt and will be transferred to the Sanriku Railway upon completion of the line.
|1||■ Yamada Line||for Kamaishi and Hanamaki|
|2||■ Yamada Line||for Miyako and Kuji|
Rikuchū-Yamada Station opened on 17 November 1935. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The station was destroyed in the fire which followed the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
- National Route 45
- Yamada Town Hall
- Yamada Post Office
- Yamada Port
- JR East Station information (in Japanese)