Shimofunato Station

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Shimofunato Station in April 2005
Location Ōfunato-cho Miya-no-mae 66, Ōfunato, Iwate
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Opened 1934

Shimofunato Station (下船渡駅?, Shimofunato-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Ōfunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The station was closed after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and has now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Shimofunato Station was served by the Ōfunato Line, and was located 100.2 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōfunato Line
Hosoura - Ōfunato


Shimofunato Station opened on 3 September 1934. 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 closed after the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°02′18″N 141°43′16″E / 39.038277°N 141.721056°E / 39.038277; 141.721056