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|Location||Matsubachō, Kitaakita-shi, Akita-ken 018-3321|
|Distance||379.5 kilometers from Fukushima|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island + 1 bay platform|
|Opened||7 August 1900|
|2018||581 daily (JR portion)|
Takanosu Station (鷹巣駅 or 鷹ノ巣駅, Takanosu-eki) is the name of two adjacent railway stations located in the city of Kitaakita, Akita Prefecture, Japan. One is operated by JR East and the other is operated by the third sector railway operator Akita Nairiku Jūkan Railway.
Takanosu Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 379.5 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station. It is also a terminal station for the Akita Nairiku Jūkan Railway Akita Nairiku Line and is located 94.2 kilometers from the opposing terminal of that line at Kakunodate.
Takanosu Station consists of one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks for use by the JR East portion of the station. However, Platform 3 is not in normal use. The adjacent Akita Nairiku Railway portion of the station uses a single bay platform
JR East platforms
|1||■ Ōu Main Line||for Higashi-Noshiro and Akita|
|2||■ Ōu Main Line||for Ōdate and Hirosaki|
|3||■ Ōu Main Line||not in normal use|
Akita Nairiku platform
|1||■ Akita Nairiku Line||for Kakunodate|
Takanosu Station opened on August 7, 1900 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) serving the town of Takanosu, Akita. The JGR Aniai Line began operations from December 10, 1934. The JGR became the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.
In fiscal 2018, the JR portion of the station was used by an average of 581 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Kitaakita City Hall
- Kitaakita Culture Center
- Kitaakita City Library
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2018年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2018)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
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