Yoshihama Station (Iwate)
Yoshihama Station in June 2013
|Location||Sanriku-cho Yoshihama, Ōfunato-shi, Iwate-ken 022-0102
|Operated by||Sanriku Railway|
|Line(s)||■ Minami-Rias Line|
|Distance||21.6 km from Sakari|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Opened||1 July 1973|
Yoshihama Station (吉浜駅 Yoshihama-eki) was a railway station on the Sanriku Railway Company’s Minami-Rias Line located in the city of Ōfunato, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is 21.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Sakari Station.
Yoshihama Station has a single side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station is unattended.
Yoshihama Station opened on 1 July 1973 as a station on the Japan National Railway (JNR). It was privatized on 1 April 1984, becoming a station on the Sanriku Railway. During the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, part of the tracks on the Minami-Rias Line were swept away, thus suspending services. The line resumed operations on 3 April 2013 between Sakari and Yoshihama. Services between Yoshihama and Kamaishi resumed on 5 April 2014.
|Sanriku Railway Company|
- Yoshihama Elementary School
- Yoshihama Middle School
- Yoshihama Post Office
- Japan National Route 45
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