Shizugawa Station

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JR Shidugawa sta 001.jpg
Shizugawa Station in July 2007
Location Shizugawa-aze Nakatsu-machi 32-6, Minamisanriku, Motoyoshi, Miyagi
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
Opened 1977
Passengers (FY 2010) 269 daily
Shizugawa Station after the 2011 earthquake
Shizugawa BRT station

Shizugawa Station (志津川駅?, Shizugawa-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.[1] Services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.


Shizugawa Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and was located 33.7 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

Shizugawa Station had a single side platform and a single island platform serving two tracks, and connected to the station building by a level crossing.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Rikuzen-Togura - Shizuhama


Shizugawa Station opened on 11 December 1977. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. Operations were discontinued after the station was completely destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and rail services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.

Surrounding area[edit]


  1. ^ 東日本大震災=3月13日 [Great Eastern Japan Earthquake = March 13]. Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). 2011-03-13. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Shizugawa Station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°40′41″N 141°26′35″E / 38.678147°N 141.442944°E / 38.678147; 141.442944