Ugo-Honjō Station

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Ugo-Honjō Station
羽後本荘駅
Ugohonjo station.2.jpg
Ugo-honjo-Station, October 2010
Location 85-1 Nishi-Bonten, Yurihonjō, Akita
(秋田県由利本荘市西梵天85-1)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened 1922
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 1,388 daily

Ugo-Honjō Station (羽後本荘駅?, Ugo-Honjō-eki) is a railway station in Yurihonjō, Akita, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Ugo-Honjō Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is located 228.9 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station. It is also the terminal station for the Yuri Kōgen Railway Chōkai Sanroku Line.

Station layout[edit]

Ugo-Honjō Station has two island platforms serving four tracks, connected by an overpass.

Platforms[edit]

1  Uetsu Main Line for Akita
2  Uetsu Main Line for Niigata and Sakata
3  Uetsu Main Line trains originating at Ugo-Honjō
4  Yuri Kōgen Railway Chōkai Sanroku Line for Yashima

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Nikaho   Akebono   Akita
Nikaho   Inaho   Akita
Sakata   Nihonkai (seasonal)   Akita
Nishime   Local   Oriwatari
Chōkai Sanroku Line
Terminus   Local   Yakushidō

History[edit]

Ugo-Honjō Station opened on 30 June 1922.[1] The station has been unattended since October 1981.[2] The Yashima Line was privatized on 1 October 1985, becoming the Yuri Kōgen Railway Chōkai Sanroku Line.[3] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of the East Japan Railway Company.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Honjō city center

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 135. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ Kouznetsov (4 August 2013). "羽越本線羽後本荘保". 羽越線資料館. 
  3. ^ Kouznetsov

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 39°23′11.8″N 140°3′26″E / 39.386611°N 140.05722°E / 39.386611; 140.05722