Oiwake Station (Akita)

Oiwake Station

Oiwake Station (November 23, 2009)
Location 257-4 Ebiana, Kanaashi-oiwake, Akita, Akita
Operated by JR East
Opened 1902
Passengers (FY2012) 1,838 daily

Oiwake Station (追分駅 Oiwake-eki) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in the city of Akita, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Oiwake Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 311.7 km from the starting point of the line at Fukushima Station. It is also the southern terminus of the Oga Line.

Station layout

The station has a single side platform and an island platform connected to the station building by an overpass.


1 Ōu Main Line for Akita
Oga Line for Oga
2 Ōu Main Line for Higashi-Noshiro and Aomori
Oga Line for Oga
3 Ōu Main Line for Akita

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Kami-Iijima   Local   Ōkubo
Oga Line
Kami-Iijima   Local   Detohama


Oiwake Station opened on October 21, 1902 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR).[1] JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 1,838 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area


  1. 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 127. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
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Coordinates: 39°48′36″N 140°03′28″E / 39.80995°N 140.057745°E / 39.80995; 140.057745

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