Yatsumi Station

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Yatsumi Station
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Yatsumi Station
Location Iwanuma 822, Chōsei, Chōsei, Chiba
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Sotobō Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1898
Previous names Iwanuma (until 1915)
Passengers (2009) 857 daily

Yatsumi Station (八積駅 Yatsumi-eki?) is a railway station operated by JR East's Sotobō Line located in Chōsei, Chiba Prefecture Japan. It is 38.9 kilometers from the terminus of the Sotobō Line at Chiba Station.


Yatsumi Station was opened on March 25, 1898 as Iwanuma Station (岩沼駅 Iwanuma-eki?) on the Boso Railway. It was absorbed into the Japanese Government Railways on September 1, 1907, and was renamed to its present name on March 11, 1915. It joined the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.


Station layout[edit]

Yatsumi Station has a two opposed side platforms connected to a two-story station building.


1  Sotobō Line For Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, Awa-Kamogawa
2  Sotobō Line For Mobara, Soga, Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sotobō Line
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Mobara Local Kazusa-Ichinomiya

Coordinates: 35°24′15″N 140°20′44″E / 35.4041°N 140.3455°E / 35.4041; 140.3455

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