Daishaka Station

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Daishaka Station
大釈迦駅
新大釈迦駅舎.JPG
Location
Prefecture Aomori
(See other stations in Aomori)
City Aomori
Neighborhood etc. Namioka Daishaka Maeda 80
Postal code 038 - 1301
(in Japanese) 青森県青森市浪岡大字大釈迦字前田80
History
Year opened 1894
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line

Daishaka Station (大釈迦駅 Daishaka-eki?) is a railway station on the JR East northern Ōu Main Line located in the city of Aomori, Aomori Prefecture Japan. It is 467.2 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Ōu Main Line at Fukushima Station.

History[edit]

Daishaka Station was opened on December 1, 1894 as a station on the Japanese Government Railway, the predecessor to the Japan National Railways (JNR) in former Namioka village. With the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East. A new station building was completed in July 2007.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

Daishaka Station has a side platform and an island platform serving three tracks. The station is attended only during daylight hours.

Platforms[edit]

1 Ōu Main Line For. and Aomori
2 Ōu Main Line For Hirosaki
3 Ōu Main Line (siding)

Note: Track 3 is used primarily for freight trains changing direction.

Station vicinity[edit]

  • Daishaka Post office

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Namioka   Local (各駅停車)   Tsurugasaka

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 40°45′24.04″N 140°35′15.42″E / 40.7566778°N 140.5876167°E / 40.7566778; 140.5876167