Ichinoseki Station

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Ichinoseki Station
Ichinoseki station.jpg
Ichinoseki Station in October 2010
Prefecture Iwate
(See other stations in Iwate)
City Ichinoseki
Neighborhood etc. 67-1 Ekimae
(in Japanese) 岩手県一関市一関市駅前67-1
Year opened 1890
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line, Ōfunato Line
Statistics 4,562 passengers/day (FY2012)

Ichinoseki Station (一ノ関駅 Ichinoseki-eki?) is a railway station in Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Ichinoseki Station is served by the Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line and is a terminal station for the Ōfunato Line. It is 445.1 rail kilometers from the starting point of the Tōhoku Shinkansen and Tōhoku Main Line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Ichinoseki Station has a single side platform and an island platform serving the Tōhoku Main Line and Ōfunato Line, and a pair of elevated opposed side platforms for the Tōhoku Shinkansen.


1 Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
for Kogota and Sendai (starting services)
2 Tōhoku Main Line for Kogota and Sendai
for Kitakami and Morioka (starting services)
3 Ōfunato Line for Kesennuma
11 Tōhoku Shinkansen for Morioka, Shin-Aomori, and Akita
12 Tōhoku Shinkansen for Sendai, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Hayabusa: no stop
Kurikoma-Kōgen   Hayate[* 1]   Mizusawa-Esashi
Kurikoma-Kōgen   Yamabiko   Mizusawa-Esashi
Tōhoku Main Line
Sendai Cassiopeia Morioka
Arikabe - Yamanome
Ōfunato Line
Terminus Local Mataki
  1. ^ Most Hayate services pass non-stop through this station.


Ichinoseki Station opened on April 16, 1890 on what is now the Tōhoku Main Line. Service on the Ōfunato Line started from July 26, 1925, and on the Tōhoku Shinkansen from June 23, 1982. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ichinoseki City Hall
  • Ichinoseki Post Office

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 141°08′19″E / 38.926531°N 141.138697°E / 38.926531; 141.138697