Nishi-Wakamatsu Station

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Nishi-Wakamatsu Station

西若松駅
Nishi-wakamatsu sta west.jpg
West side of Nishi-Wakamatsu Station in August 2006
Location1-4-1 Zaimoku-cho, Aizuwakamatsu-shi, Fukushima-ken 965-0853
Japan
Coordinates37°29′09″N 139°54′51″E / 37.4858°N 139.9143°E / 37.4858; 139.9143Coordinates: 37°29′09″N 139°54′51″E / 37.4858°N 139.9143°E / 37.4858; 139.9143
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
OpenedOctober 15, 1926
Passengers
FY2017586 (JR)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Aizu-Hongō
toward Koide
Tadami Line Nanukamachi
Preceding station Aizu Railway Following station
Minami-Wakamatsu Aizu Mount Express Nanukamachi
Ashinomaki-Onsen Aizu Line
Rapid Torokko
Local
Minami-Wakamatsu Aizu Line
Local
Location
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station is located in JR Tadami Line
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Location within JR Tadami Line
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station is located in Fukushima Prefecture
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station (Fukushima Prefecture)
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station is located in Japan
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station
Nishi-Wakamatsu Station (Japan)

Nishi-Wakamatsu Station (西若松駅, Nishi-Wakamatsu-eki) is a railway station on the Tadami Line in the city of Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). Nishi-Wakamatsu Station is located southwest of the center of Aizuwakamatsu.

Lines[edit]

Nishi-Wakamatsu Station is served by the Tadami Line, and is located 3.1 rail kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station. It is also served by the Aizu Railway Aizu Line, of which it is the official terminus; however, most Aizu Line trains continue to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

East side of the station (August 2006)

Nishi-Wakamatsu Station has a single side platform and a single island platform connected by a footbridge. The station is staffed.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tadami Line for Aizu-Wakamatsu (once per day)
2  Tadami Line for Aizuwakamatsu
for Aizu-Bange, Aizu-Miyashita and Tadami
3  Aizu Line for Aizuwakamatsu
for Yunokami-Onsen, Aizu-Tajima and Aizukōgen-Ozeguchi

History[edit]

Nishi-Wakamatsu Station opened on October 15, 1926. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987. A new station building was completed September 28, 2005.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2019, the JR portion of the station was used by an average of 586 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

The passenger statistics for previous years are below.

JR East passenger boardings
Fiscal year Daily average
2000 714[2]
2001 725[3]
2002 736[4]
2003 721[5]
2004 712[6]
2005 743[7]
2006 766[8]
2007 737[9]
2008 719[10]
2009 703[11]
2010 731[12]
2011 668[13]
2012 669[14]
2013 656[15]
2014 619[16]
2015 654[17]
2016 644[18]
2017 656[19]
2018 637[20]
2019 586[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Aizuwakamatsu Castle
  • Wakamatsu-Zaimokumachi post office
  • Aizuwakamatsu weather station
  • Jyōsai Elementary School
  • Aizuwakamatsu fourth Junior High School
  • Aizu Senior High School
  • National Route 118
  • National Route 401
  • Fukushima Prefectural Route 59
  • Fukushima Prefectural Route 211
  • Fukushima Prefectural Route 328

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "各駅の乗車人員 2019年度 ベスト100以外(6):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2018, top 100 stations (page 6)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  2. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2000年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2001. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  3. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2001年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2001)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2002. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  4. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2002年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2002)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2003. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  5. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2003年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2003)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2004. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  6. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2004年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2004)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2005. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  7. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2005年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2006. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  8. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2006年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2006)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2007. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  9. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2007年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2007)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2008. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  10. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2008年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2008)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2009. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  11. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2009年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2009)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2010. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  12. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2010年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  13. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2011年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2012. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  14. ^ "JR東日本:各駅の乗車人員(2012年度)" [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2013. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  15. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2013年度 ベスト100以外(7):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2013, top 100 stations (page 7)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  16. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2014年度 ベスト100以外(7):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2014, top 100 stations (page 7)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  17. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2015年度 ベスト100以外(6):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2015, top 100 stations (page 6)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  18. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2016年度 ベスト100以外(6):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2016, top 100 stations (page 6)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  19. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2017年度 ベスト100以外(6):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2017, top 100 stations (page 6)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 2020-09-01.
  20. ^ "各駅の乗車人員 2018年度 ベスト100以外(6):JR東日本" [Station passenger figures 2018, top 100 stations (page 6)]. www.jreast.co.jp (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 2020-09-01.