Nagano Station

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Not to be confused with Nakano Station (disambiguation).
Nagano Station
長野駅
Nagano Station March 2015.jpg
Nagano Station, Zenkoji-guchi Entrance
Location Kurita, Nagano-shi, Nagano-ken 380-0921
Japan
Coordinates 36°38′35″N 138°11′17″E / 36.643114°N 138.188058°E / 36.643114; 138.188058
Elevation 361 meters [1]
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms 7 island platforms
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code N1 (Nagano Electric Railway)
History
Opened 1 May 1888
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 21,168 daily (JR East)
Location
Nagano Station is located in Japan
Nagano Station
Nagano Station
Location within Japan

Nagano Station (長野駅 Nagano-eki?) is a railway station in the city of Nagano in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The station is operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Nagano Electric Railway (Nagaden).

Lines[edit]

Nagano Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East portion of the station has two elevated island platforms for the Shinkansen services, and three ground-level island platforms for local services, including onward services by Kita-Shinano Line trains. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

Concourse of JR station
Nagano Station East Entrance
Entrance of Nagano Electric Railway (Nagaden)

JR East[edit]

2  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
3  Shinetsu Main Line for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
4  Iiyama Line for Toyono, Iiyama, Togari-Nozawaonsen, Tōkamachi, and Echigo-Kawaguchi
5  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
6  Ltd. Exp. Shinano for Shinonoi, Matsumoto, Nagoya, and Ōsaka
 Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
7  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
11-14  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Toyama and Kanazawa
for Karuizawa, Takasaki, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

The Shinkansen platforms use the tune "Shinano no Kuni" (the Nagano prefectural song) for the departure melody since January 2015.[2]

Nagano Electric Railway[edit]

The Nagano Electric Railway platforms are located underground below the JR platforms. The Nagano Electric Railway has two island platforms serving three tracks.

1  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Local trains)
2  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Limited express trains)
3  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Local trains)
Concourse
Underground platforms

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hokuriku Shinkansen
Omiya   Kagayaki   Toyama
Ueda or
Karuizawa or
Takasaki or
Omiya
  Hakutaka   Iiyama or
Jōetsumyōkō
Ueda   Asama   Terminus
Shinetsu Main Line
Amori Local Kita-Nagano
Nagano Line
Terminus Local Shiyakushomae

History[edit]

Nagano Station opened on 1 May 1888.[3] When the Japanese National Railways (JNR) were divided and privatized on 1 April 1987, the station became a part of the system of East Japan Railway Company (JR East). On 1 October 1997, JR East opened the Nagano Shinkansen with its terminus at Nagano.

Bus terminals[edit]

Highway buses[edit]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the JR East portion of the station was used by an average of 21,168 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR East
  2. ^ 北陸新幹線 金沢開業に向け、長野駅と飯山駅の発車メロディをそれぞれ県歌「信濃の国」と唱歌「ふるさと」といたします。 ["Shinano no Kuni" and "Furusato" to be used as departure melodies for Nagano and Iiyama Stations] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company Nagano Division. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  3. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 138. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Alpico Express Bus, Route Bus, Index". www.alpico.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  5. ^ "西武バス". www.seibubus.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  6. ^ a b c "ながでんバス|高速バス|". www.nagadenbus.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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