Sanriku Station

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Sanriku Station
三陸駅
Sanriku sta 2008 9 8.jpg
Sanriku Station in September 2008
Location Sanriku-cho Okirai, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate-ken 022-0101
Japan
Coordinates 39°07′20.9″N 141°48′36″E / 39.122472°N 141.81000°E / 39.122472; 141.81000
Operated by Sanriku Railway Company
Line(s) Minami-Rias Line
Distance 17.0 km from Sakari
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
History
Opened 1 July 1973
Previous names 24
Location
Sanriku Station is located in Japan
Sanriku Station
Sanriku Station
Location within Japan

Sanriku Station (三陸駅, Sanriku-eki) was a railway station on the Sanriku Railway Company’s Minami-Rias Line located in the city of Ōfunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is 17.0 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Sakari Station.

Station layout[edit]

Sanriku Station has a single elevated island platform. The station is staffed.

Platforms[edit]

1  Sanriku Railway for Sakari
2  Sanriku Railway for Kamaishi

History[edit]

Sanriku Station opened on 1 July 1973 as a station on the Japan National Railway (JNR). It was privatized on 1 April 1984, becoming a station on the Sanriku Railway. During the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, part of the tracks on the Minami-Rias Line were swept away, thus suspending services. The line resumed operations on 3 April 2013 between Sakari and Yoshihama. Services between Yoshihama and Kamaishi resumed on 5 April 2014.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Sanriku Railway Company
Horei   Local   Yoshihama

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

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