Saichi Station

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Saichi Station in April 2005
Location Saichi Kawahara, Kesennuma, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
Opened 1967
Saichi Station after the 2011 earthquake
BRT bus stop in August 2012

Saichi Station (最知駅, Saichi-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It was destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Saichi Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and was located 63.3 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Rikuzen-Hashikami - Matsuiwa


Saichi Station opened on 20 July 1967. 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 "swept away" save for its platform by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.

Surrounding area[edit]


External links[edit]

Media related to Saichi Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°51′12″N 141°34′53″E / 38.853301°N 141.581403°E / 38.853301; 141.581403