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Watanoha Station in September 2012
1-7-1 Watanoha, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-2121|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Distance||35.9 km from Kogota|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Opened||October 7, 1939|
|Passengers (FY2016)||524 daily|
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.
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|
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.
- Ishinomaki City Hall Watanoha branch office
- National Route 398
- Mangokuura Port
- Watanoha Post Office
In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 524 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- 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.
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- Official website (in Japanese)