Ugo-Sakai Station

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Ugo-Sakai Station
羽後境駅
Ugosakai sta.jpg
Ugo-Sakai Station in September 2005
Location Noda, Kyōwa, Daisen-shi, Akita-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance 271.9 kilometers from Fukushima
Platforms 1 island platform
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=216
History
Opened 1904
Previous names Sakai (until 1919)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 237 daily
Location
Ugo-Sakai Station is located in Japan
Ugo-Sakai Station
Ugo-Sakai Station
Location within Japan

Ugo-Sakai Station (羽後境駅 Ugo-Sakai-eki?) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in Daisen, Akita, Japan, operated by JR East.

Lines[edit]

Ugo-Sakai Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 271.9 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform connected to the station building by a footbridge. The tracks of the Akita Shinkansen run parallel to the outside of the track on Platform 2.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōu Main Line for Akita
2  Ōu Main Line for Yokote and Ōmagari

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Mineyoshikawa   Local   Ōbarino

History[edit]

Ugo-Sakai Station opened on August 21, 1904, as Sakai Station (境駅 Sakai-eki?).[1] It was renamed Ugo-Sakai Station on July 1, 1919.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.[1] A new station building was completed in February 2004.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 237 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Former Kyōwa town hall
  • Kyōwa post office

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 534. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°37′7.2″N 140°19′14.6″E / 39.618667°N 140.320722°E / 39.618667; 140.320722