Wada Station

Wada Station

Wada Station in August 2012
Location Kaminakano, Kawabe Wada,Akita-shi, Akita-ken 019-2601
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance 285.4 km from Fukushima
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1699
Opened 1 October 1903
Rebuilt 2003
Passengers (FY2015) 325 daily
Wada Station
Location within Japan

Wada Station (和田駅 Wada-eki) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in Akita, Akita, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Wada Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 285.4 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout

Wada Station has two opposed side platforms, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The route of the Akita Shinkansen runs through this station.


1  Ōu Main Line for Ōmagari and Yokote
2  Ōu Main Line for Akita

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ōbarino   Local   Yotsugoya


Wada Station opened on October 1, 1903 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR).[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.[1] A new station building was completed in February 2003.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 325 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. 1 2 Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 535. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
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Coordinates: 39°39′3.2″N 140°13′4.1″E / 39.650889°N 140.217806°E / 39.650889; 140.217806

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