Rikuzen-Koizumi Station

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Rikuzen-Koizumi Station in June 2007
Location Motoyoshida-cho Shimojuku 38, Kesennuma, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
Opened 1977
Rikuzen-Koizumi Station after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami

Rikuzen-Koizumi Station (陸前小泉駅 Rikuzen-Koizumi-eki?) was a JR East railway station located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was completely destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Rikuzen-Koizumi Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and was located 48.7 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

Rikuzen-Koizumi Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station was unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Kurauchi - Motoyoshi


Rikuzen-Koizumi Station opened on 11 December 1977. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station was completely destroyed by 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and rail services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Rikuzen-Koizumi Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°46′01″N 141°30′33″E / 38.766829°N 141.509069°E / 38.766829; 141.509069