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Matsuiwa Station

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Operated by  JR East
Opened  1957
Line(s)  Kesennuma Line
Matsuiwa Station
Location  Matsuzaka Katahama 10, Kesennuma, Miyagi (宮城県気仙沼市松崎片浜10) Japan
Address  106-268 Matsuzakikatahama, Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture 988-0113, Japan
Similar  Minami‑Kesennuma Station, Fudōnosawa Station, Rikuzen‑Hashikami Station, Rikuzen‑Koizumi Station, Koganezawa Station

Matsuiwa Station (松岩駅, Matsuiwa-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It was destroyed by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.



Matsuiwa Station was served by the Kesennuma Line, and is located 65.6 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Maeyachi Station.

Station layout

Matsuiwa Station had a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station was unattended.


Matsuiwa Station opened on 11 February 1957. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. The station was "swept away" save for its platform by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Services have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.

Surrounding area

  • Shoganji Shrine
  • Matsuiwa Port Passenger Ferry Terminal
  • Japan National Route 45
  • References

    Matsuiwa Station Wikipedia

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