Ikarigaseki Station

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Ikarigaseki Station

Ikarigaseki Station in November 2006
Location13 Takada, Ikarigaseki, Hirakawa-shi, Aomori-ken 038-0101
Coordinates40°28′46.19″N 140°37′20.39″E / 40.4794972°N 140.6223306°E / 40.4794972; 140.6223306Coordinates: 40°28′46.19″N 140°37′20.39″E / 40.4794972°N 140.6223306°E / 40.4794972; 140.6223306
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance427.2 km from Fukushima
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened21 October 1895
Passengers (FY2015)113 daily
Ikarigaseki Station is located in Aomori Prefecture
Ikarigaseki Station
Ikarigaseki Station
Location within Aomori Prefecture
Ikarigaseki Station is located in Japan
Ikarigaseki Station
Ikarigaseki Station
Ikarigaseki Station (Japan)

Ikarigaseki Station (碇ヶ関駅, Ikarigaseki-eki) is a railway station on the northern Ōu Main Line in the city of Hirakawa, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Ikarigaseki Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 427.2 km from the starting point of the Ōu Main Line at Fukushima.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge; the station is staffed.


1  Ōu Main Line for Higashi-Noshiro and Akita
2  Ōu Main Line (not normally used)
3  Ōu Main Line for Hirosaki and Aomori

Adjacent stations[edit]

Ōu Main Line
Ōdate   Rapid   Ōwani-Onsen
Tsugaru-Yunosawa   Local   Nagamine


Ikarigaseki Station was opened on 21 October 1895 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways system, which later became the Japanese National Railways (JNR).[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 113 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ikarigasaki Post Office
  • Former Ikarigaseki village hall
  • Ikarigaseki Elementary School
  • Ikarigaseki Junior High School

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 539. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

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