Watanoha Station

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Watanoha Station
Watanoha station 20120908.jpg
Watanoha Station in September 2012
Location 1-7-1 Watanoha, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-2121
Coordinates 38°25′12″N 141°21′55″E / 38.419961°N 141.365167°E / 38.419961; 141.365167
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Distance 35.9 km from Kogota
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type At grade
Other information
Status Staffed
Website Official website
Opened October 7, 1939
Passengers (FY2016) 524 daily
Watanoha Station is located in Japan
Watanoha Station
Watanoha Station
Location within Japan

Watanoha Station (渡波駅, Watanoha-eki) is a railway station in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Watanoha Station is served by the Ishinomaki Line, and is located 35.9 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kogota Station. It is also the terminus of the 47.2 kilometer Senseki-Tōhoku Line from Sendai.

Station layout[edit]

Watanoha Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a level crossing.


1  Ishinomaki Line for Ishinomaki and Kogota
   Senseki-Tōhoku Line for Ishinomaki and Sendai
2  Ishinomaki Line for Onagawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ishinomaki Line
Rikuzen-Inai   Local   Mangokuura


Watanoha Station opened on October 7, 1939. Operations of the line and the station were suspended by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. Services were resumed from Ishinomaki Station to Watanoha on March 17, 2012, and from Watanoha to Urashuku Station on March 16, 2013; but remained suspended on the portion from Urashuku Station to Onagawa Station until August 6, 2016.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ishinomaki City Hall Watanoha branch office
  • National Route 398
  • Mangokuura Port
  • Watanoha Post Office

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 524 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017. 

External links[edit]