Nakata Station

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Nakata Station

Nakata Station Platform.jpg
Nakata Station platform in August 2007
Location13 Nakata-Yonemoto, Morita-chō, Tsugaru-shi, Aomori-ken 038-2814
Coordinates40°47′14.53″N 140°21′51.86″E / 40.7873694°N 140.3644056°E / 40.7873694; 140.3644056Coordinates: 40°47′14.53″N 140°21′51.86″E / 40.7873694°N 140.3644056°E / 40.7873694; 140.3644056
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Gonō Line
Distance116.9 km from Higashi-Noshiro
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
OpenedNovember 11, 1956
Nakata Station is located in Japan
Nakata Station
Nakata Station
Location within Japan

Nakata Station (中田駅, Nakata-eki) is a railway station located in the city of Tsugaru, Aomori Prefecture Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Nakata Station is a station on the Gonō Line, and is located 97.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Higashi-Noshiro.

Station layout[edit]

Nakata Station has one side platform serving a single bi-directional track. There is no station building, only a small weather shelter on the platform; the station is unattended.


Nakata Station was opened on November 11, 1956 as a Japanese National Railways station in the former village of Morita, Nishitsugaru District. With the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the operational control of JR East.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Gonō Line
Mutsu-Morita Local Kizukuri

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is surrounded by rice fields, and Mount Iwaki is clearly visible from the platform.

See also[edit]


  • Endo, Isao (2006). 五能線物語 「奇跡のローカル線」を生んだ最強の現場力 (Gono-sen Monogatari) (in Japanese). PHP研究所. ISBN 4569830099.
  • 五能線ガイドブック (Gono-sen Guidebook) (in Japanese). 無明舎出版. 2002. ISBN 4895443078.

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