Ninohe Station

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Ninohe Station

Ninohe Station west entrance in July 2011
LocationIshikiridokoro, Ninohe-shi, Iwate-ken 028-6103
Coordinates40°15′36″N 141°17′09″E / 40.259879°N 141.285725°E / 40.259879; 141.285725Coordinates: 40°15′36″N 141°17′09″E / 40.259879°N 141.285725°E / 40.259879; 141.285725
Operated by
Distance601.0 km from Tokyo
Platforms3 side + 1 island platform
Structure typeelevated
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened20 December 1891.
Previous names
  • Fukuoka (until 1921)
  • Kita-Fukuoka (until 1987)
Passengers (FY2016)772 daily (JR East)
669 daily (Iwate Ginga Railway)
Ninohe Station is located in Japan
Ninohe Station
Ninohe Station
Location within Japan

Ninohe Station (二戸駅, Ninohe-eki) is a railway station in the city of Ninohe, Iwate, Japan, operated by JR East for the Tohoku Shinkansen and the third-sector railway operator Iwate Ginga Railway Company for local services.


Ninohe Station is served by the Tōhoku Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori, and is 601.0 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station. It is also a station on the Iwate Ginga Railway Line, and is 70.8 kilometers from the terminus of that line at Morioka Station.

Station layout[edit]

The JR East Ninohe Station has two elevated opposed side platforms, with the station building located underneath. The platforms have chest-high platform edge doors, and the tracks are covered with a roof to form a snow shelter. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

The adjacent Iwate Ginga Railway Station has a ground level island platform and a single side platform connected to the three-story station building by an overhead crossing. The station is staffed.


1  Tohoku Shinkansen for Morioka, Sendai, and Tokyo
2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Hachinohe and Shin-Aomori

1  Iwate Ginga Railway Line for Ichinohe, and Morioka
2  Iwate Ginga Railway Line (passing loop)
3  Iwate Ginga Railway Line for Sannohe and Hachinohe

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Shinkansen
Iwate-Numakunai   Hayabusa   Hachinohe
Morioka   Hayate   Hachinohe
Iwate Ginga Railway Line
Ichinohe - Tomai

Some Shinkansen trains pass this station.

Connecting bus routes[edit]


The station opened on 20 December 1891 as Fukuoka Station (福岡駅).[1] It was renamed Kita-Fukuoka Station (北福岡駅) on 1 June 1921, and Ninohe Station on 1 February 1987.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987,[1] and was transferred to the Iwate Ginga Railway on 1 September 2002. Services on the Tohoku Shinkansen commenced 1 December 2002.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the JR East portion of the station was used by an average of 772 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]The Iwate Ginga Railway portion of the station was used by an average of 869 passengers daily.[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • JR Bus Tōhoku Ninohe Bus office
  • Ninohe Police station
  • Ninohe City office Ishikiri branch office
  • Ninohe Post office
  • Iwate prefectural Fukuoka industry senior high school

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 415. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 平成27年度 駅別乗降人員(1日平均) [Fiscal 2015 Station passenger figures (daily average)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Iwate Galaxy Railway Company. 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-08-04. Retrieved 1 March 2017.

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