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Iwate Kamigō Station

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Operated by  JR East
Previous names  Kamigō (until 1915)
Opened  1914
Line(s)  Kamaishi Line
Address  Japan
Iwate-Kamigō Station
Location  Kamigōchō, Sakazawa 12, Tōno, Iwate (岩手県遠野市上郷町板沢12) Japan
Similar  Hirakura Station, Arayamae Station, Iwate‑Futsukamachi Station, Aozasa Station, Ashigase Station

Iwate-Kamigō Station (岩手上郷駅, Iwate-Kamigō-eki) is a railway station on the Kamaishi Line in Tōno, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Lines

Iwate-Kamigō Station is served by the Kamaishi Line, and is located 53.8 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Hanamaki Station.

Station layout

Iwate-Kamigō Station has a single island platform, serving two tracks. The platforms are not numbered The station is unattended.

History

Iwate-Kamigō Station opened on 18 April 1914 as Kamigō Station (上郷駅, Kamigō-eki) on the Iwate Light Railway, which was nationalized in 1936, becoming the Kamaishi Line. The station was renamed to its present name on 10 February 1915. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Surrounding area

  • Iwate-Kamigō Post Office
  • Japan National Route 283
  • Japan National Route 340
  • Hirakura Kannon
  • References

    Iwate-Kamigō Station Wikipedia


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