|East entrance, August 2011|
(See other stations in Aomori)
|Line(s)||Ōu Main Line
|Statistics||1,083 passengers/day (FY2010)|
|There is a bus stop near this station|
Shin-Aomori Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 480.6 km from the southern terminus of the line at Fukushima Station. From 4 December 2010, it became the northern terminus of the Tōhoku Shinkansen.
The conventional Ōu Main Line has a single island platform, serving two tracks. In addition to regular Ōu Main Line trains, the station serves two round-trips per day of regular Aoimori Railway trains, as well two round-trips of the irregular Resort Asunaro (direct to Noheji and the Ōminato Line). With the opening of the Tōhoku Shinkansen extension on 4 December 2010, it is also the southern terminus of Hakuchō service to Hakodate via the Tsugaru Kaikyō Line.
The Shinkansen station, opened on 4 December 2010, consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. The platforms are 263 meters long and capable of handling 10-car trains.
Previously, Shin-Aomori Station was an unmanned station consisting of a single side platform for bi-directional traffic.
|1||■Ōu Main Line||for Aomori|
|2||■Ōu Main Line||for Hirosaki and Akita|
|11-14||■Tōhoku Shinkansen||for Hachinohe, Morioka, Sendai, and Tokyo|
|Ōu Main Line|
Shin-Aomori Station opened on 1 November 1986 as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East. Work on a new station building began in July 2007, and was completed in 2010 ahead of the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen extension on 4 December.
In fiscal 2010, the station was used by an average of 1,083 passengers daily.
- Aomori-Nishi High School
- Shinjo Elementary School
- Galatown Aomori West Mall
- Aomori Kenko Land
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- "各駅の乗車人員" [Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
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- JR East station information page (Japanese)