Shinchi Station after the tsunami in 2011
|Location||Yachigoya Masugata 14, Shinchi, Sōma, Fukushima
|Operated by||JR East|
|Passengers ()||317 daily|
JR East plans to move the station to a new location slightly farther inland, and aims to re-open the surrounding section of the Joban Line by 2017.
Shinchi Station opened on November 10, 1897. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station was totally destroyed due to the effects of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
- Japan National Route 6
- Shinchi town hall
- Shinchi post office
- Tsurushi fishing port
- JR East statistics (2010). Number of boarding passengers.
- 【東日本大震災】「悪夢だ」 電車「くの字」 福島・新地町 (in Japanese). MSN Sankei News. March 12, 2011. Retrieved March 12, 2011.
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- JR East Station Information (Japanese)