Sekito Station

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Sekito Station
Sekito Station, June 2008
Location 814 Sekito Minamikiritachi 814, Inawashiro, Yama, Fukushima
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
Opened 1899
Passengers (FY 2004) 32 daily

Sekito Station (関都駅 Sekito-eki?) is a railway station on the Ban'etsu West Line in Inawashiro, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Sekito Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is located 31.0 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Kōriyama Station.

Station layout[edit]

Sekito Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by an level crossing. However, the Platform 2 is used only for passing trains.The station is unattended.


1  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kitakata
for Bandai-Atami and Kōriyama
2  Ban'etsu West Line for Inawashiro, Aizu-Wakamatsu and Kitakata (once per day)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ban'etsu West Line
Aizu Liner: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Jōko   Local   Kawageta


Sekito Station opened on July 15, 1899. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°30′56″N 140°08′37″E / 37.5156°N 140.1436°E / 37.5156; 140.1436