Nishi-Wakamatsu Station

Coordinates: 37°29′09″N 139°54′51″E / 37.4858°N 139.9143°E / 37.4858; 139.9143
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Nishi-Wakamatsu Station

西若松駅
West side of Nishi-Wakamatsu Station in August 2006
General information
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; 139.9143
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 Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
Aizu-Hongō
towards Koide
Tadami Line Nanukamachi
Preceding station Aizu Railway Following station
Ashinomaki-Onsen
towards Aizu-Tajima
Aizu Line
Rapid Relay
Nanukamachi
Ashinomaki-Onsen Aizu Line
Torokko
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, as an intermediate station on the initial eastern section of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) Tadami Line between Aizu-Wakamatsu and Aizu-Yanaizu.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the 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).[2]

The passenger statistics for previous years are below.

JR East passenger boardings
Fiscal year Daily average
2000 714[3]
2001 725[4]
2002 736[5]
2003 721[6]
2004 712[7]
2005 743[8]
2006 766[9]
2007 737[10]
2008 719[11]
2009 703[12]
2010 731[13]
2011 668[14]
2012 669[15]
2013 656[16]
2014 619[17]
2015 654[18]
2016 644[19]
2017 656[20]
2018 637[21]
2019 586[2]

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. ^ "Tadami Line User Manual" (PDF). Union Workshop. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 July 2022. Retrieved 5 July 2022.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "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.
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ "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.
  11. ^ "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.
  12. ^ "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.
  13. ^ "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.
  14. ^ "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.
  15. ^ "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.
  16. ^ "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.
  17. ^ "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.
  18. ^ "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.
  19. ^ "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.
  20. ^ "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.
  21. ^ "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.