|Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, platform 1|
(See other stations in Fukushima)
|Former name||Wakamatsu Station|
|Present name since||1917|
Aizu-Wakamatsu Station (会津若松駅 Aizu-wakamatsu-eki?) is a railway station in Aizuwakamatsu, in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. It is the main station for Aizu-Wakamatsu and surrounding areas. In 2005, an average of 2,996 passengers used the station each day. There is a freight depot located adjacent to the station.
The following lines pass through or terminate at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station:
- East Japan Railway Company
- Aizu Railway
- Aizu Line (the Aizu line finishes at West Wakamatsu Station but trains continue along JR East tracks to terminate at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.)
In the forecourt of the station there is a bus terminal, taxi rank and car park. The station building, located on the eastern side of the tracks, contains a gift shop (including bento and souvenirs), travel agency (View Plaza), and Midori no Madoguchi ticket office. Platform 1 is immediately inside the ticket gate and most trains to Koriyama depart from here. Moving westward there is a storage track then platforms 2 and 3. The tracks at platform 1 and 2 are a dead end and a walkway at the end connects platforms 2/3 to platform 1 and the rest of the station. Platforms 4 and 5 are accessed via an overhead bridge.
|1||■Ban'etsu West Line||for Bandaimachi, Inawashiro, and Koriyama|
|2||■Ban'etsu West Line||for Bandaimachi, Inawashiro, and Koriyama|
|for Kitakata, Tsugawa, Niitsu, and Niigata|
|3||■Ban'etsu West Line||for Kitakata, Tsugawa, Niitsu, and Niigata|
|■Tadami Line||for Aizu-Bange, Tadami, and Koide|
|4||■Tadami Line||for Aizu-Bange, Tadami, and Koide|
|5||■Aizu Line||for Aizu-Tajima and Aizukōgen-Ozeguchi|
- Aizuwakamatsu Fire Station
- Aizu Bus Ekimae Terminal
- Japan National Route 118
The station opened on July 15, 1899 as Wakamatsu Station of the Ganetsu Railway. On May 21, 1917, the station was renamed Aizu-Wakamatsu.
There is a webcam installed by NTT East on the walkway between platforms 1 and 2/3. This gives a good view of trains using platforms 1 and 2. The camera provides both video and sound using a 512 kbit/s stream.
|Banetsu West Line|
|Bandaimachi||Rapid Aizu Liner||Terminus|
|Aizu Railway Aizu Line|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aizu Wakamatsu Station.|
- Streaming video webcam (Japanese)