Morioka Station

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Morioka Station
盛岡駅
Morioka jr.jpg
Morioka Station front entrance
Location
Prefecture Iwate
(See other stations in Iwate)
City Morioka
History
Year opened 1890
Rail services
Line(s)
JR East
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Akita Shinkansen
Tōhoku Main Line
Yamada Line
Tazawako Line
Iwate Ginga Railway
Iwate Ginga Railway Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Medium bus terminal at this station

Morioka Station (盛岡駅 Morioka-eki?) is a railway station located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

History[edit]

The station was opened on November 1, 1890, by Japan's first private railway company, Nippon Tetsudō.

Station layout[edit]

  • 7-platform, 14-track, above-ground station
0 & 1 Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai and Ninohe (Departure)
Hanawa Line For Araya-Shinmachi and Kazuno-Hanawa (Departure)
2 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Yamada Line For Moichi and Miyako
Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai (JR Line through operation)
3 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai (JR Line through operation)
4 & 5 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
6 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Yamada Line For Moichi and Miyako
7 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, kitakami and Ichinoseki
8 & 9 Tazawako Line For Shizikuishi and Ōmagari
11 Tōhoku Shinkansen For Sendai and Tokyo
12 & 13 Tōhoku Shinkansen For Sendai and Tokyo (Departure)
14 Tōhoku Shinkansen For Ninohe and Hachinohe
Akita Shinkansen For Ōmagari and Akita

Surrounding area[edit]

East exit[edit]

  • Morioka Station building "Fezan"
  • Moriokaekimae Post office
  • JR East Morioka branch office
  • JR bus Tōhoku Morioka branch office

West exit[edit]

  • Iwate Asahi Television Co., Ltd.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Local[edit]

Long-distance (Highway bus)[edit]

Departs from the west exit
  • For Aomori Station via Kosaka ("Asunaro")
  • For Hirosaki Bus Terminai via Tohoku-Ōwani ("Yodel")
  • For Hachinohe Rapia via Kunohe ("Hassei")
  • For Sendai Station ("Urban")
  • For Karumai or Ōno ("Win day")
  • For Lake Towada ("Towadako")
Departs from the east exit

History[edit]

  • November 1, 1890: Station is opened.
  • June 25, 1921: Tazawako Line is started.
  • October 10, 1923: Yamada Line is started.
  • June 23, 1982: Tōhoku Shinkansen is started.
  • March 22, 1997: Akita Shinkansen is started.

Adjacent stations[edit]

East Japan Railway Company
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Shin-Hanamaki Station - Morioka Station - Iwate-Numakunai Station
Tōhoku Main Line
Senbokuchō Station - Morioka Station
Yamada Line
Morioka Station - Kami-Morioka Station
Tazawako Line
Morioka Station - Ōkama Station
Iwate Ginga Railway Company
Iwate Ginga Railway Line
Morioka Station - Aoyama Station

Coordinates: 39°42′05″N 141°08′11″E / 39.701442°N 141.136379°E / 39.701442; 141.136379