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Iwaki Ōta Station

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Operated by  JR East
Distance  282.4 km from Nippori
Status  Unstaffed
Opened  11 May 1898
Line(s)  ■ Joban Line
Platforms  2 side platforms
Address  Japan
Iwaki-Ōta Station
Location  1145 Kaneishin, Taka, Haramachi-ku, Minamisōma-shi, Fukushima-ken Japan
Similar  Momouchi Station, Nittaki Station, Haranomachi Station, Suetsugi Station, Komagamine Station

Iwaki-Ōta Station (磐城太田駅, Iwaki-Ōta-eki) is a railway station on the Joban Line in Minamisōma, Fukushima, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). Operations of the station were suspended in March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, with services partially resuming in July 2016.

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Lines

Iwaki-Ōta Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 282.4 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station in Tokyo.

Station layout

Iwaki-Ōta Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unstaffed.

History

The station opened on 11 May 1898 as Taka Station (高駅). It was renamed Iwaki-Ota on 1 December 1898. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987. The station was closed on 11 March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. The station reopened on 12 July 2016 with the reopening of the section of the Joban Line between Odaka and Haranomachi.

References

Iwaki-Ōta Station Wikipedia


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