Kōriyama Station (Fukushima)

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Kōriyama Station
郡山駅
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Kōriyama Station
Location 195 Hiuchida, Kōriyama, Fukushima
(福島県郡山市字燧田195)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1887
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 17,931 daily
Location
Kōriyama Station is located in Japan
Kōriyama Station
Kōriyama Station
Location within Japan

Kōriyama Station (郡山駅 Kōriyama-eki?) is a railway station in Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kōriyama Station is served by the high-speed Tohoku Shinkansen line and Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 226.7 km from the official starting point of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo Station. It is also served by the Banetsu East Line and is 85.6 km from the starting point of that line at Iwaki Station. It is also a terminus for the Suigun Line and the Banetsu West Line.

Station layout[edit]

The Tohoku Shinkansen platform, July 2009

Kōriyama Station has two island platforms and one bay platform serving trains on the conventional (narrow gauge) lines, and one island platform and one side platform for shinkansen traffic. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Tohoku Shinkansen
Shin-Shirakawa Yamabiko/Tsubasa Fukushima
Shin-Shirakawa Nasuno Terminus
Tohoku Main Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Hiwada
Banetsu East Line
Mōgi - Terminus
Banetsu West Line
Terminus   Aizu Liner   Kikuta
or Bandai-Atami
Terminus Local
Rapid
Kikuta
Suigun Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Terminus

All Nasuno Shinkansen services from Tokyo terminate at this station.

History[edit]

  • July 16, 1887: Service is started between Kōriyama and Kuroiso
  • December 15, 1887: Service to Sendai and Shiogama starts
  • July 26, 1898: Service on the Ganetsu Line starts
  • October 10, 1917: Name of Ganetsu Line is changed to Banetsu Line
  • June 23, 1982: Tohoku Shinkansen service starts.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 17,931 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Fiscal year Daily average number of passengers
2000 18,834
2001 18,931
2002 18,415
2003 18,353
2004 18,434
2005 18,355
2006 18,380
2007 18,249
2008 17,716
2009 17,217
2010 16,417
2011 15,904
2012 17,382
2013 17,931

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 東日本 各駅の乗車人員 JR東日本 各駅の乗車人員]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°23′54″N 140°23′20″E / 37.398289°N 140.388794°E / 37.398289; 140.388794