Tōno Station

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Tōno Station
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Tōno Station in August 2007
Location 5-7 Shinkoku-chō, Tōno-shi, Iwate-ken 028-0522
Coordinates 39°19′57″N 141°31′50″E / 39.3324°N 141.5305°E / 39.3324; 141.5305Coordinates: 39°19′57″N 141°31′50″E / 39.3324°N 141.5305°E / 39.3324; 141.5305
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Kamaishi Line
Distance 46.0 km from Hanamaki
Platforms 1 island + side platform
Tracks 3
Connections Bus
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Website Official website
Opened 18 April 1914
Passengers (FY2015) 317 (daily)
Tōno Station is located in Japan
Tōno Station
Tōno Station
Location within Japan

Tōno Station (遠野駅?, Tōno-eki) is a railway station on the Kamaishi Line in the city of Tōno, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Tōno Station is served by the Kamaishi Line, and is located 46.0 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hanamaki Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Tōno Station has a single side platform and an island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Kamaishi Line for Tsuchizawa , Hanamaki and Morioka
2  Kamaishi Line for Kamaishi and Miyako
3  Kamaishi Line for starting trains

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kamaishi Line
Miyamori Rapid Hamayuri Kosano
Ayaori Local Aozasa


Tōno Station opened on 18 April 1914 as a station on the Iwate Light Railway (岩手軽便鉄道?),[1] a 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) light railway extending 65.4 km from Hanamaki to the now-defunct Sennintōge Station (仙人峠駅?).[2]

The line was nationalized in August 1936, becoming the Kamaishi Line.[2] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 317 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Tōno Post Office
  • Tōno City Hall
  • Tōno Zoo
  • Nabukura Park
  • Tōno Folklore Village

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 493. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ a b Miyata, Hiroyuki (June 2014). 釜石線ショートヒストリー ~路線と蒸気機関車~ [A short history of the Kamaishi Line: The line and steam locomotives]. Japan Railfan Magazine (in Japanese). Vol. 54 no. 638. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. pp. 24–25. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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