Takatama Station

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Takatama Station
Takatama Station platform, October 2005
Location Nagaoka, Tendō, Yamagata
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
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).


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


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.


  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. 

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