Hachimori Station

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Hachimori Station

Hachimori Station 20170708.jpg
Hachimori Station
LocationHachimori-aze Nakahama 41-3, Happō, Yamamoto, Akita
Operated byJR East
Line(s)Gonō Line
Previous namesTsubaki (until 1959)

Hachimori Station (八森駅, Hachimori-eki) is a railway station on the JR East located in the town of Happō, Yamamoto District, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Hachimori Station is served by the Gonō Line and is located 22.7 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Gonō Line at Higashi-Noshiro Station.

Station layout[edit]

Hachimori Station has a single island platform; however, only one side of the platform is in use, serving bidirectional traffic; the unattended station is managed from Noshiro Station.


1  Gonō Line for Iwadate and Fukaura
for Higashi-Noshiro

Adjacent stations[edit]

Gonō Line
Higashi-Hachimori - Takinoma


Hachimori Station was opened on April 26, 1926 as Tsubaki Station (椿駅) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) serving the village of Hachimori, Akita. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railways) after World War II; the station was renamed to its present name on November 1, 1959. A new station building was completed in 1985. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, the station has been managed by JR East; the station has been unattended since 1990.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hachimori Post Office

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°22′16.8″N 140°1′4.4″E / 40.371333°N 140.017889°E / 40.371333; 140.017889