Morioka Station

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Morioka Station
盛岡駅
Morioka jr.jpg
Morioka Station front entrance
Location Morioka-shi, Iwate-ken
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
History
Opened 1890

Morioka Station (盛岡駅 Morioka-eki?) is a railway station in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.


Station layout[edit]

  • 7-platform, 14-track, above-ground station
0 & 1 Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai and Ninohe (Departure)
Hanawa Line For Araya-Shinmachi and Kazuno-Hanawa (Departure)
2 Tohoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Yamada Line For Moichi and Miyako
Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai (JR Line through operation)
3 Tōhoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Iwate Ginga Railway Line For Iwate-Numakunai (JR Line through operation)
4 & 5 Tohoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
6 Tohoku Main Line For Hanamaki, Kitakami and Ichinoseki
Yamada Line For Moichi and Miyako
7 Tohoku Main Line For Hanamaki, kitakami and Ichinoseki
8 & 9 Tazawako Line For Shizikuishi and Ōmagari
11 Tohoku Shinkansen For Sendai and Tokyo
12 & 13 Tohoku Shinkansen For Sendai and Tokyo (Departure)
14 Tohoku Shinkansen For Ninohe, Hachinohe, Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Akita Shinkansen For Ōmagari and Akita

History[edit]

The station was opened on November 1, 1890, by Japan's first private railway company, Nippon Tetsudō.

  • November 1, 1890: Station is opened.
  • June 25, 1921: Tazawako Line is started.
  • October 10, 1923: Yamada Line is started.
  • June 23, 1982: Tōhoku Shinkansen is started.
  • March 22, 1997: Akita Shinkansen is started.

Surrounding area[edit]

East exit[edit]

  • Morioka Station building "Fezan"
  • Moriokaekimae Post office
  • JR East Morioka branch office
  • JR bus Tōhoku Morioka branch office

West exit[edit]

  • Iwate Asahi Television Co., Ltd.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Local[edit]

Long-distance (Highway bus)[edit]

Departs from the west exit
Departs from the east exit

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Shinkansen
Sendai, Ichinoseki,
Kitakami, or Shin-Hanamaki
Hayabusa
Hayate
Iwate-Numakunai, Hachinohe or
Shin-Aomori
Shin-Hanamaki Yamabiko Terminus
Akita Shinkansen
Through to Tohoku Shinkansen Komachi Shizukuishi
Tohoku Main Line
Senbokuchō - Terminus
Yamada Line
Terminus - Kami-Morioka
Tazawako Line
Terminus - Ōkama
Iwate Galaxy Railway Line
Hanawa Line
Terminus - Aoyama

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 39°42′05″N 141°08′11″E / 39.701442°N 141.136379°E / 39.701442; 141.136379