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Kanayagawa Station

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Operated by  JR East
Passengers (FY 2013)  2824 daily
Line(s)  Tōhoku Main Line
Opened  1887
Kanayagawa Station
Location  Matsukawa-cho Sekiya Sakashita 30, Fukushima, Fukushima (福島県福島市松川町関谷字坂下30) Japan
Address  Sakashita-30 Matsukawamachi Sekiya, Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture 960-1244, Japan
Similar  Minami‑Fukushima Station, Matsukawa Station, Higashi‑Fukushima Station, Kaida Station, Gohyakugawa Station

Kanayagawa Station (金谷川駅, Kanayagawa-eki) is a railway station on the Tōhoku Main Line in the city of Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).



Kanayagawa Station is served by the Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 264.0 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout

Kanayagawa Station has one island platform connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


The station opened on October 18, 1909.The Matsukawa derailment, an alleged sabotage that resulted in the derailment of a train, occurred near the station on August 17, 1949. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area

  • Kanayagawa Post Office
  • Fukushima University
  • References

    Kanayagawa Station Wikipedia

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