|Location||Shimoakudo, Kairagefuchi, Noshiro-shi, Akita-ken 016-0121|
|Distance||355.4 km from Fukushima|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island platforms|
|Opened||1 November 1901|
Higashi-Noshiro Station (東能代駅, Higashi-Noshiro-eki) is a junction railway station in the city of Noshiro, Akita, Japan operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station is also a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight)
Higashi-Noshiro is served by the Ōu Main Line and Gonō Line. It is located 355.4 km from the terminus of the Ōu Main Line at Fukushima, and it is the southern terminus of the 147.2 kilometer Gonō Line.
The station consists of one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has automated ticket machines, Suica automated turnstiles as well as a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.
|1||■ Ōu Main Line||for Akita and Niigata|
|2||■ Ōu Main Line||for Ōdate and Aomori|
|■ Gonō Line||for Iwadate and Fukaura|
|3||■ Gonō Line||for Iwadate and Fukaura|
The station opened on November 1, 1901 as Noshiro Station (能代駅). It was renamed Hataori Station (機織駅) on November 1, 1909, and renamed Higashi-Noshiro Station on June 15, 1943. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 500 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
Media related to Higashi-Noshiro Station at Wikimedia Commons
- JR East station information (in Japanese)