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Hakodate Station (函館駅 Hakodate-eki) is a railway station on the Hakodate Main Line in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido).
Hakodate Station is the terminus of the Hakodate Main Line and the Tsugaru-Kaikyō Line; Hakodate Municipal Transit streetcars stop at the adjacent Hakodate Eki-mae Station.
In addition to local services, the following long-distance trains serve Hakodate Station.
The station has four platforms serving eight terminating tracks.
Hakodate station first opened on 10 December 1902.
The current station building was opened on 21 June 2003.
When the Hokkaido Shinkansen opens in March 2016, shinkansen services will stop at Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station approximately 18 km away. "Relay" shuttle services using three-car 733 series electric trains are scheduled to operate between Hakodate and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station.
Coordinates: 41°46′25″N 140°43′35″E / 41.773736°N 140.726398°E