Yahaba Station

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Yahaba Station
Yahaba Station west exit.jpg
Yahaba Station West Exit, March 2008
Location Matahei Shinden, Yahaba-Mrachi, Shiwa-gun, Iwate-ken 028-3614
Coordinates 39°36′48″N 141°08′54″E / 39.6132°N 141.1484°E / 39.6132; 141.1484
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Main Line
Distance 525.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Status Staffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
Website Official website
Opened 1 September 1898
Passengers (FY2015) 2952
Yahaba Station is located in Japan
Yahaba Station
Yahaba Station
Location within Japan

Yahaba Station (矢幅駅, Yahaba-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the town of Yahaba, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yahaba Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 525.1 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Yahaba Station has one side platform and one island platform. The platforms are elevated, with the station building located underneath. The station is adjacent to the elevated rails of the Tōhoku Shinkansen, although the Tōhoku Shinkansen does not stop here. The station is staffed and has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Ichinoseki
2  Tōhoku Main Line (not in normal use)
3  Tōhoku Main Line for Morioka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Main Line
Furudate - Iwateīoka


Yahaba Station was opened on 1 September 1898. The station building was rebuilt in March 1977. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. A new elevated station building was completed in March 2009.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2,952 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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