Shiogama Station

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Shiogama Station

塩釜駅
JR Shiogama sta 001.jpg
Shiogama Station, April 2009
Location 5-1 Higashi-Tamagawa-cho, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0042
Japan
Coordinates38°18′33″N 141°00′33″E / 38.3092°N 141.0092°E / 38.3092; 141.0092Coordinates: 38°18′33″N 141°00′33″E / 38.3092°N 141.0092°E / 38.3092; 141.0092
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance365.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedJuly 9, 1956
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)2931 daily
Location
Shiogama Station is located in Japan
Shiogama Station
Shiogama Station
Location within Japan

Shiogama Station (塩釜駅, Shiogama-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Shiogama, Miyagi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Shiogama Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and lies 365.2 km from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. Trains of the Senseki-Tōhoku Line also stop at Shiogama Station, which is 14.3 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Sendai Station.

Station layout[edit]

Shiogama Station has one elevated island platform serving two tracks, with the station building situated underneath. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Sendai, Shiroishi, and Fukushima
   Senseki-Tōhoku Line for Sendai, Shiroishi
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Matsushima and Kogota
   Senseki-Tōhoku Line for Ishinomaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Kokufu-Tagajō   Local   Matsushima
Senseki-Tōhoku Line
Kokufu-Tagajō   Local   Takagimachi

History[edit]

Shiogama Station opened on July 9, 1956. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,931 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

External links[edit]