Higashi-Shiogama Station

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Higashi-Shiogama Station

東塩釜駅
Higashi-Shiogama-stn.jpg
Higashi-Shiogama Station in August 2011
Location3 Fujikura, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0004
Japan
Coordinates38°19′32″N 141°01′54″E / 38.3255°N 141.0316°E / 38.3255; 141.0316Coordinates: 38°19′32″N 141°01′54″E / 38.3255°N 141.0316°E / 38.3255; 141.0316
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Senseki Line
Distance17.2 km from Aoba-dōri
Platforms1 side platform + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened18 April 1927
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)2,485 daily
Location
Higashi-Shiogama Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Shiogama Station
Higashi-Shiogama Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Shiogama Station (東塩釜駅, Higashi-Shiogama-eki) is a railway station on the Senseki Line in the city of Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station is served by the Senseki Line, and is located 17.2 kilometers from the terminus of the Senseki Line at Aoba-dōri Station.

Station layout[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station has one elevated side platform and one elevated island platform with the station building underneath.

Platforms[edit]

1  Senseki Line for Sendai and Aoba-dōri
2  Senseki Line for bi-directional traffic
3  Senseki Line for Matsushima-Kaigan and Takagimachi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Senseki Line
Nishi-Shiogama   Local   Rikuzen-Hamada

History[edit]

Higashi-Shiogama Station opened on April 18, 1927 as a station on the Miyagi Electric Railway; the line was nationalized on May 1, 1944. On November 1, 1981 the station was relocated to its present location; the station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,458 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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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