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Ushirogata Station

Ushirogata Station

Ushirogata Station in May 2013
LocationRokumaibashi, Aomori-shi, Aomori-ken 030-1271
Coordinates40°55′53.47″N 140°39′45.84″E / 40.9315194°N 140.6627333°E / 40.9315194; 140.6627333
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Tsugaru Line
Distance14.7 km from Aomori
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
OpenedDecember 5, 1951
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.


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

Tsugaru Line
Hidariseki   Local   Nakasawa


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