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Iwajuku Station

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Operated by  JR East
Previous names  Ōma (until 1911)
Address  Japan
Line(s)  Ryōmō Line
Passengers (FY2013)  1241 daily
Opened  1889
Iwajuku Station
Location  Asami 1500, Midori, Gunma (みどり市笠懸町阿左美1500) Japan
Similar  Azami Station, Kunisada Station, Iwajuku, Kiryū Station, Shin‑Kiryū Station

Iwajuku Station (岩宿駅, Iwajuku-eki) is a railway station on the Ryōmō Line in Midori, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Lines

Iwajuku Station is a station on the Ryōmō Line, and is located 56.9 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Oyama Station.

Station layout

Iwajuku Station has one side platform and one island platform connected by an overhead passageway.

History

Iwajuku Station was opened on 20 November 1889 as Ōma Station (大間々駅, Ōma eki). It was renamed to its present name on 1 May 1911. The current station building was completed in March 1936. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area

  • Iwajuku archaeological site and museum
  • Kiryu University
  • Japan National Route 50
  • References

    Iwajuku Station Wikipedia


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