Takatama Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Takatama Station
高擶駅
TakatamaSt.jpg
Takatama Station platform, October 2005
Location Nagaoka, Tendō, Yamagata
(山形県天童市大字長岡)
Japan
Coordinates 38°19′52″N 140°21′32″E / 38.331014°N 140.359014°E / 38.331014; 140.359014Coordinates: 38°19′52″N 140°21′32″E / 38.331014°N 140.359014°E / 38.331014; 140.359014
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Connections
History
Opened 1952

Takatama Station (高擶駅 Takatama-eki?) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in Tendō, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Takatama Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 97.0 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Takatama Station has one side platform for bi-directional traffic. The station is unstaffed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Tsubasa: Does not stop at this station
Urushiyama   Local   Tendō-Minami

History[edit]

Takatama Station opened on 5 March 1952.[2] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987.[1] A new station building was completed in 1999.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

The area around the station is a dormitory community which then gives way in the west to rice paddies and fields and to the east to the mountains.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 530. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 126. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

External links[edit]