Aomori Station

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Aomori Station
 青森駅
Aomori station1.jpg
Aomori Station entrance in August 2011
Location 1 Yanagawa, Aomori-shi, Aomori-ken
Japan
Coordinates 40°49′43.87″N 140°44′4.89″E / 40.8288528°N 140.7346917°E / 40.8288528; 140.7346917Coordinates: 40°49′43.87″N 140°44′4.89″E / 40.8288528°N 140.7346917°E / 40.8288528; 140.7346917
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms 3 island platforms
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Status Sstaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
History
Opened 1 September 1891
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) JR East: 5,342 (daily)
Location
Aomori Station is located in Aomori Prefecture
Aomori Station
Aomori Station
Location within Aomori Prefecture
Aomori Station is located in Japan
Aomori Station
Aomori Station
Aomori Station (Japan)

Aomori Station (青森駅, Aomori-eki) is a railway station in the city of Aomori, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the third-sector railway operator Aoimori Railway.

Lines[edit]

Aomori Bay Bridge and trains for the JR Ōu Main Line

Aomori Station is served by the following lines:

Station layout[edit]

Aomori Station has three island platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency.

Platforms[edit]

1  Aoimori Railway Line for Asamushi-Onsen, Noheji, and Hachinohe
for Shimokita and Ōminato
2  Aoimori Railway Line for Asamushi-Onsen, Noheji, and Hachinohe
for Shimokita and Ōminato
 Ōu Main Line for Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki, Ōdate, and Akita
3-6  Ōu Main Line for Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki, Odate, and Akita
 Tsugaru Line for Kanita and Minmaya
 Tsugaru-Kaikyō Line for Kikonai, Hakodate, and Sapporo

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Ōu Main Line
Shin-Aomori Tsugaru
Rapid
Local
Terminus
Tsugaru Line
Terminus - Aburakawa
Tsugaru-Kaikyō Line
Terminus Super Hakucho
Hakucho
Kanita
Aoimori Railway Line
Higashi-Aomori Rapid Terminus
Tsutsui Local Terminus

Super Hakucho and Hakucho services usually reverse through the Ōu Main Line to terminate at Shin-Aomori.

Limited express train services[edit]

The following Limited express services stop at Aomori Station:

Former services[edit]

The following overnight sleeping car services also used to operate to and from Aomori Station.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 September 1891.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Auga
  • Aomori Bay Bridge
  • Aomori Station building "Lovina"
  • A-Factory
  • Station square building "Auga"
  • Aomori Citizens Library
  • Aomori station square police box
  • JR Bus Tohoku Aomori office
  • Odashima Building
  • Towada Kanko Bus Aomori ticket counter ("Blue city" ticket)
  • Aomori Prefectural Office
  • Aomori City Hall

Buses[edit]

Buses serving the station are operated by the following operators.

Highway buses[edit]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the JR East portion of the station was used by an average of 5,342 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[9]

See also[edit]

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. 420. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ "あすなろ号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  3. ^ "ブルーシティ号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  4. ^ "スカイ号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  5. ^ "パンダ号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  6. ^ "えんぶり号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  7. ^ "津輕号 - 弘南バス株式会社". www.konanbus.com. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  8. ^ "青森-東京(ラ・フォーレ号) 予約制 | 高速バス | JRバス東北【公式HP】|高速バス 仙台-新宿 3列シート車3000円~". www.jrbustohoku.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 January 2018.

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