Rikuzen-Yamashita Station

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Rikuzen-Yamashita Station
Rikuzen-Yamashita Station in April 2012
Location 6-42 Kichō, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-0877
Coordinates 38°26′16″N 141°17′19″E / 38.4377°N 141.2887°E / 38.4377; 141.2887Coordinates: 38°26′16″N 141°17′19″E / 38.4377°N 141.2887°E / 38.4377; 141.2887
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance 47.6 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
Opened February 1, 1939
Rebuilt 2012
Previous names Miyaden-Yamashita Station (until 1944)
Passengers (FY2016) 866 daily
Rikuzen-Yamashita Station is located in Japan
Rikuzen-Yamashita Station
Rikuzen-Yamashita Station
Location within Japan

Rikuzen-Yamashita Station (陸前山下駅, Rikuzen-Yamashita-eki) is a railway station on the Senseki Line in the city of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Rikuzen-Yamashita Station is served by the Senseki Line (including the Senseki-Tōhoku Line). It is 47.6 km from the terminus of the line at Aoba-dōri.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one island platform connected to the station building by a level crossing. The station is staffed.


1  Senseki Line for Matsushima-Kaigan and Sendai
   Senseki-Tōhoku Line for Sendai
2  Senseki Line for Ishinomaki
   Senseki-Tōhoku Line for Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Hebita   Red Rapid   Ishinomaki
Hebita   Green Rapid   Ishinomaki
Hebita   Local   Ishinomaki


The old station building in September 2007

The station opened on February 1, 1939 as Miyaden-Yamashita Station (宮電山下駅).[1] It was renamed Rikuzen-Yamashita Station on May 1, 1944.

The station building was destroyed in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011. A new station building was opened on 3 March 2012.[2]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 866 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(陸前山下駅) [Station Information (Rikuzen-Yamashita Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  2. ^ 仙石線「陸前山下駅」新駅舎使用開始について [Opening of new station building at Rikuzen-Yamashita Station] (PDF) (in Japanese). Sendai, Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 28 February 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2013-06-20. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017. 
  4. ^ Ishinomaki Technical High School (in Japanese)

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