Yamashita Station (Miyagi)
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The rebuilt elevated station in June 2016
|Location||Yamadera, Yamamoto-cho, Watari-gun, Miyagi-ken 989-2111
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Joban Line|
|Distance||325.7 km from Nippori|
|Platforms||1 side platform + 1 island platform|
|Status||Staffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")|
|Opened||May 10, 1949|
Yamashita Station (山下駅 Yamashita-eki) is a railway station on the Jōban Line in the town of Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The original station was severely damaged by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, and was relocated to a new location in December 2016.
Yamashita Station opened on May 10, 1949. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.
Services on the Jōban Line between Hamayoshida Station and Soma Station were suspended due to damage caused by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011. The station reopened at a new location approximately 1 kilometer further inland on 10 December 10, 2016.。
In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 367 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Yamamoto town hall
- "常磐線相馬～浜吉田間の運転再開日の決定について" (PDF). 東日本旅客鉄道仙台支社. 2016-07-28. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
- "常磐線相馬～浜吉田間運転再開に伴う営業キロの変更及び運賃の適用等について" (PDF). 東日本旅客鉄道仙台支社. 2016-10-12. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
- 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 December 2016.
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- Official website (in Japanese)