Toyama Station

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Toyama Station
富山駅
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Location
Prefecture Toyama
(See other stations in Toyama)
City Toyama
Neighborhood etc. 1-227 Meirinchō
Postal code 930-0001
(in Japanese) 富山市明輪町1-227
History
Year opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Toyama Chihō Railway
Toyama Light Rail
Line(s) Hokuriku Main Line
Takayama Main Line
Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line
Toyamakō Line

Toyama Station (富山駅 Toyama-eki?) is a railway station in Toyama, Toyama, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). It is the biggest terminal station in Toyama. Dentetsu-Toyama Station (電鉄富山駅 Dentetsu-Toyama-eki?), the terminal of the local Toyama Chihō Railway is next to the JR Toyama Station.

Lines[edit]

Toyama Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Dentetsu Toyama Station
« Service »
JR West (Toyama Station)
Hokuriku Main Line
Kosugi   Rapid "Holiday Liner Kanazawa"
(starting for Kanazawa on weekends and national holidays)
  Terminus
Kureha   Local   Higashi-Toyama
Takayama Main Line
Nishi-Toyama   Local   Terminus
Hokuriku Shinkansen (scheduled to open in March 2015)
Kurobe-Unazukionsen - Shin-Tateyama
Toyama Chihō Railway (Dentetsu Toyama Station)
Main Line
Terminus   Local   Inarimachi
Terminus   Express   Inarimachi
Terminus   Rapid Express   Inarimachi
Terminus   Limited Express "Unazuki"   Terada
Toyama Chihō Railway (Toyama Ekimae Station)
Toyama-Shinai Kidō Line
Shintomichō - Chitetsubirumae
Toyama Light Rail (Toyamaeki-kita Station)
Toyamakō Line
Terminus - Intekkuhonshamae

History[edit]

Toyama Station opened on 20 March 1899.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[1]

Future plans[edit]

From 14 March 2015, the station will be served by the high-speed Hokuriku Shinkansen when the line is extended from Nagano to Kanazawa, providing direct services between Tokyo and Kanazawa.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. p. 139. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ "北陸新幹線、来年3月14日開業 東京―金沢2時間半" [Hokuriku Shinkansen to open 14 March next year: Tokyo - Kanazawa in two and a half hours]. Tokyo Shimbun Web (in Japanese). Japan: Chunichi Shimbun. 27 August 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°42′04″N 137°12′48″E / 36.701217°N 137.213209°E / 36.701217; 137.213209