Wada Station

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Wada Station
和田駅
Wada Station 001.jpg
Wada Station in August 2012
Location Kaminakano, Kawabe Wada,Akita-shi, Akita-ken 019-2601
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance 285.4 km from Fukushima
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1699
History
Opened 1 October 1903
Rebuilt 2003
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 325 daily
Location
Wada Station is located in Japan
Wada Station
Wada Station
Location within Japan

Wada Station (和田駅 Wada-eki?) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in Akita, Akita, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Wada Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 285.4 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.[citation needed]

Station layout[edit]

Wada Station has two opposed side platforms, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The route of the Akita Shinkansen runs through this station.

Platforms[edit]

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

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

History[edit]

Wada Station opened on October 1, 1903 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR).[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 2003.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 325 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

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. 535. 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°39′3.2″N 140°13′4.1″E / 39.650889°N 140.217806°E / 39.650889; 140.217806