Rikuzen-Hashikami Station in July 2007
|Location||Nagaisohara, Kesennuma, Miyagi
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Kesennuma Line|
|Distance||61.6 km from Maeyachi|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||11 February 1957|
|Closed||11 March 2011|
Rikuzen-Hashikami Station (陸前階上駅 Rikuzen-Hashikami-eki) was a JR East railway station located in the city of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The station was undamaged by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami; however services have now been replaced by a provisional Bus Rapid Transit line.
Rikuzen-Hashikami Station had a single island platform connected to the station building by an overhead crossing. The station was unattended.
Rikuzen-Hashikami Station opened on 11 February 1957. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. Rail services were suspended after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and have now been replaced by a Bus Rapid Transit Line.
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Media related to Rikuzen-Hashikami Station at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)
- "JR気仙沼線 【前面展望 ２】 南気仙沼⇒陸前階上" (video). YouTube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26. video of a train trip from Minami-Kesennuma Station to Rikuzen-Hashikami Station in 2009, passing through Matsuiwa Station and Saichi Station without stopping at around 03:05 minutes and 05:05 minutes, respectively. Satellite photos (e.g., in Google Maps) showed that large sections of track and railway bridges were severely affected or washed away by the 2011 tsunami. Minami-Kesennuma Station, Matsuiwa Station and Saichi Station were all badly damaged or destroyed.
- "JR気仙沼線 【前面展望 ３】 陸前階上⇒本吉" (video). YouTube.com. Retrieved 2011-04-26. video of a train trip from Rikuzen-Hashikami Station to Motoyoshi Station in 2009, passing through Ōya-Kaigan Station and Koganezawa Station without stopping at around 03:25 minutes and 06:30 minutes, respectively. Satellite photos (e.g., in Google Maps) showed that large sections of track and railway bridges were severely affected or washed away by the 2011 tsunami. Rikuzen-Hashikami Station was undamaged, Ōya-Kaigan Station was badly damaged or destroyed, and Koganezawa Station was damaged.