Yanaizu Station (Miyagi)

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Yanaizu
柳津
Yanaizu Station 20120905.jpg
Yanaizu Station in September 2012
Location Tsuyama-cho Yanaizu-aze Tanigi 196, Tome, Miyagi
(宮城県登米市津山町柳津字谷木196)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Kesennuma Line
History
Opened 1968

Yanaizu Station (柳津駅, Yanaizu-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Tome, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Since the 2011 tsunami, the station has become the de facto terminal station of the Kesennuma Line, with services beyond the station replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.

Lines[edit]

Yanaizu Station is served by the Kesennuma Line, and is located 17.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout[edit]

Yanaizu Station has a single island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passage.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kesennuma Line for Maeyachi and Kogota
2  Kesennuma Line service suspended

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kesennuma Line
Mitakedō Train Terminus
Terminus BRT Rikuzen-Yokoyama

History[edit]

Yanaizu Station opened on 24 October 1968. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. Since the 2011 tsunami, the station has become the de facto terminal station of the Kesennuma Line, with services beyond the station replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Yanaizu Station (Miyagi) at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 38°36′42.34″N 141°18′20.66″E / 38.6117611°N 141.3057389°E / 38.6117611; 141.3057389