Yagawara Station

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Yagawara Station
Yagawara Station in May 2010
Location Isobe-cho, Hitachiōta, Ibaraki
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Suigun Line
Opened 1935
Closed 1941-1954
Previous names Satake (until 1954)
Passengers   daily

Yagawara Station (谷河原駅?, Yagawara-eki) is a railway station on the Suigun Line in Hitachiōta, Ibaraki Prefecture, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yagawara Station is served by the Hitachi-Ōta Spur Line of the Suigun Line, and is located 8.2 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the spur line at Kami-Sugaya Station.

Station layout[edit]

Yagawara Station has a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Suigun Line
Kawai Hitachi-Ōta Branch Hitachi-Ōta


Yagawara Station opened on September 1, 1935 as Satake Station (佐竹駅?). The station was closed from August 10, 1941 until October 21, 1954, when it reopened under its present name. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°31′12″N 140°31′29″E / 36.5200°N 140.5248°E / 36.5200; 140.5248