Rikuzen-Yahagi Station

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Rikuzen-Yahagi Station

Rikuzen-Yahagi Station in April 2017
LocationYahagi-cho, Rikuzentakata-shi, Iwate-ken
Coordinates39°01′21″N 141°34′46″E / 39.02256°N 141.5795°E / 39.02256; 141.5795
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōfunato Line
Distance79.5 km from Ichinoseki
Platforms2 side platforms
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened15 February 1933
Closed11 March 2011
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Terminus Kesennuma / Ōfunato BRT
Branch line
towards Sakari
Former services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
towards Ichinoseki
Ōfunato Line Takekoma
towards Sakari
Rikuzen-Yahagi Station is located in Japan
Rikuzen-Yahagi Station
Rikuzen-Yahagi Station
Location within Japan

Rikuzen-Yahagi Station (陸前矢作駅, Rikuzen-Yahagi-eki) was a JR East railway station located in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The station was closed following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and has now been replaced by a provisional bus rapid transit line.


Rikuzen-Yahagi Station was served by the Ōfunato Line, and is located 79.5 rail kilometers from the terminus of the line at Ichinoseki Station.

Station layout[edit]

Rikuzen-Yahagi Station had two opposed side platforms connected by a level crossing. The station was unattended.


1  Ōfunato Line for Rikuzen-Takata and Sakari
2  Ōfunato Line for Ichinoseki and Kesennuma


Rikuzen-Yahagi Station opened on 15 February 1933. 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 one of six stations on the Ōfunato Line closed after the 11 March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Services have now been replaced by a BRT.

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