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Ushirogata Station

Ushirogata Station
後潟駅
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Ushirogata Station in May 2013
Location Rokumaibashi, Aomori-shi, Aomori-ken 030-1271
Japan
Coordinates 40°55′53.47″N 140°39′45.84″E / 40.9315194°N 140.6627333°E / 40.9315194; 140.6627333
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tsugaru Line
Distance 14.7 km from Aomori
Platforms 1 side platform
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
History
Opened December 5, 1951
Location
Ushirogata Station is located in Aomori Prefecture
Ushirogata Station
Ushirogata Station
Location within Aomori Prefecture
Ushirogata Station is located in Japan
Ushirogata Station
Ushirogata Station
Ushirogata Station (Japan)

Ushirogata Station (後潟駅, Ushirogata-eki) is a railway station on the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) Tsugaru Line located in the city of Aomori, Aomori Prefecture, Japan.

Lines

Ushirogata Station is served by the Tsugaru Line, and is located 14.7 km from the starting point of the line at Aomori.

Station layout

Ushirogata Station has one side platform serving a single bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended. The short platform requires that trains longer than five carriages use a door cut system.

Adjacent stations

Service
Tsugaru Line
Hidariseki   Local   Nakasawa

History

Ushirogata Station was opened on December 5, 1951 as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). Scheduled freight operations were discontinued from October 1968. On April 1, 1970, it became a kan'i itaku station, operated by the Japan Travel Bureau. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East. It has been unattended since September 2009.

Route bus

  • Ushirogata-Jidokan-mae bus stop
    • Aomori municipal Bus
      • For.Ushirogata
      • For.Furukawa via Okunai and Jyusannmori (Aburakawa)

Surrounding area

National Route 280

  • Aomori city hall Ushirogata branch
  • Ushirogata Post Office
  • Ushirogata Elementary School

See also

External links