Yamagata Station

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Yamagata Station
山形駅
Yamagata Station.jpg
East entrance, August 2006
Location
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
City Yamagata
Neighborhood etc. 1 Kasumi-chō
Coordinates 38°14′55″N 140°19′39″E / 38.248708°N 140.327456°E / 38.248708; 140.327456Coordinates: 38°14′55″N 140°19′39″E / 38.248708°N 140.327456°E / 38.248708; 140.327456
Postal code 990-0039
(in Japanese) 山形県山形市香澄町一丁目
History
Year opened 1901
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Statistics 10,860 passengers/day (FY2012)
Aiga bus inv.svg Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Yamagata Station (山形駅 Yamagata-eki?) is a railway station in Yamagata, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Yamagata Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

Platforms

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2 Yamagata Shinkansen for Fukushima, Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
for Sakurambo-Higashine, Shinjō
3, 4 Yamagata Line for Tendō, Sakurambo-Higashine, and Shinjō
for Yonezawa and Fukushima
5 Special platform for additional trains and services
6 Aterazawa Line for Sagae and Aterazawa
7 Senzan Line for Yamadera, Ayashi, and Sendai

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Yamagata Shinkansen
Kaminoyama Onsen   Tsubasa   Tendō
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Zaō   Local   Kita-Yamagata
Senzan Line
Kita-Yamagata   Rapid   Terminus
Kita-Yamagata   Local   Terminus
Aterazawa Line
Terminus   Local   Kita-Yamagata

History[edit]

Yamagata Station opened on 11 April 1901.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Yamagata Shinkansen services started on 1 July 1992. From 4 December 1999, Yamagata Shinkansen services were extended to Shinjō Station.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 10,860 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 11,800[4]
2005 11,096[5]
2010 10,562[6]
2011 10,518[7]
2012 10,860[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Yamagata City Office
  • Yamagata Museum of Art
  • Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
  • Yamagata Citizens' Hall
  • Yamagata Gakuin High School
  • Yamagata No. 3 Junior High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 126. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ 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. 529. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  3. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 

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