Rikuzen-Togura Station

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Rikuzen-Togura Station in July 2009
Location Togura, Minamisanriku, Motoyoshi, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
Opened 1977

Rikuzen-Togura Station (陸前戸倉駅 Rikuzen-Togura-eki?) was a JR East railway station located in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was destroyed by the 2011 tsunami and surrounding railway track was washed away. Services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Rikuzen-Togura Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and was located 29.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Rikuzen-Yokoyama - Shizugawa


Rikuzen-Togura 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. Operations were discontinued after the station was severely damaged by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and rail services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.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-Togura Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°38′53″N 141°26′00″E / 38.647949°N 141.433389°E / 38.647949; 141.433389