Sawajiri Station

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Sawajiri Station
Sawajiri Station
Location 5 Jūnisho Aze, Ōdate, Akita
Operated by East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Hanawa Line
Opened 1928

Sawajiri Station (沢尻駅, Sawajiri-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Sawajiri Station is served by the Hanawa Line, and is located 86.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kōma Station.

Station layout[edit]

Sawajiri Station consists of a single side platform serving bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended.


1  Hanawa Line for Kōma
for Ōdate

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hanawa Line
Dobukai Rapid Jūnisho
Dobukai Local Jūnisho


Sawajiri Station was opened on July 11, 1928 on the privately owned Akita Railways, serving the town of Jūnisho, Akita. The line was nationalized on June 1, 1934, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) system. The station was closed from November 11, 1944, reopening on February 1, 1962 as part of the Japan National Railways (JNR). The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 40°13′49.10″N 140°41′35.91″E / 40.2303056°N 140.6933083°E / 40.2303056; 140.6933083