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Higashi Ōdate Station

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Line(s)  Hanawa Line
Opened  1914
Higashi-Ōdate Station
Location  14-1 Takiwagi-cho, Ōdate, Akita (秋田県大館市常盤木町14-1) Japan
Operated by  East Japan Railway Company

Higashi-Ōdate Station (東大館駅, Higashi-Ōdate-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

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Lines

Higashi-Ōdate Station is served by the Hanawa Line, and is located 103.3 km from the terminus of the line at Kōma Station.

Station layout

Higashi-Ōdate Station has was built with an island platform, but one side of the platform is not in use, thus rendering the station to be a single side platform serving bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended. Higashi-Ōdate Station is administered by Kazuno-Hanawa Station and operated by Jaster Co., Ltd. Ordinary tickets, express tickets, and reserved-seat tickets for all JR lines are on sale.

History

Higashi-Ōdate Station was opened on July 1, 1914 on the privately owned Akita Railways, serving the town of Ōdate, Akita. The line was nationalized on June 1, 1934, becoming part of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) system, which became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. The station has been unattended since April 2003.

Surrounding area

  • Akita District Courthouse, Ōdate Branch
  • Ōdate City Baseball Fields
  • Ōdate City Hall
  • Ōdate First Junior High School
  • Route 7
  • Route 103
  • References

    Higashi-Ōdate Station Wikipedia


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