Ichinoseki Station

Ichinoseki Station (一ノ関駅, Ichinoseki-eki) is a junction railway station in the city of Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Ichinoseki Station

一ノ関駅
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Ichinoseki Station in October 2010
General information
Location67-1 Ekimae, Ichinoseki-shi, Iwate-ken 021-0867
Japan
Coordinates38°55′36″N 141°08′19″E / 38.926531°N 141.138697°E / 38.926531; 141.138697Coordinates: 38°55′36″N 141°08′19″E / 38.926531°N 141.138697°E / 38.926531; 141.138697
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)
Distance445.1 km from Tokyo
Platforms3 side + 1 island platforms
Tracks5
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened16 April 1890
Passengers
FY20184,398 daily
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Kurikoma-Kōgen
towards Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen Mizusawa-Esashi
towards Shin-Aomori
Tōhoku Shinkansen Mizusawa-Esashi
towards Morioka
Arikabe
towards Kuroiso
Tōhoku Line
Local
Yamanome
towards Morioka
Terminus Ōfunato Line Mataki
towards Kesennuma
Location
Ichinoseki Station is located in Iwate Prefecture
Ichinoseki Station
Ichinoseki Station
Location within Iwate Prefecture
Ichinoseki Station is located in Japan
Ichinoseki Station
Ichinoseki Station
Ichinoseki Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Ichinoseki Station is served by the Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line and is a terminal station for the Ōfunato Line. It is 445.1 kilometers from the starting point of the Tōhoku Shinkansen and Tōhoku Main Line at Tokyo.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a single side platform and an island platform serving the Tōhoku Main Line and Ōfunato Line, and a pair of elevated opposed side platforms for the Tōhoku Shinkansen. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  Tōhoku Main Line for Kitakami and Morioka
for Kogota and Sendai (starting services)
2  Tōhoku Main Line for Kogota and Sendai
for Kitakami and Morioka (starting services)
3  Ōfunato Line for Kesennuma
11  Tohoku Shinkansen for Morioka, Shin-Aomori, and Akita
12  Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

HistoryEdit

Ichinoseki Station opened on April 16, 1890 on what is now the Tōhoku Main Line. Service on the Ōfunato Line started from July 26, 1925, and on the Tōhoku Shinkansen from June 23, 1982. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2018, the station was used by an average of 4,398 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Ichinoseki City Hall
  • Ichinoseki Post Office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2018年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2018)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ichinoseki Station at Wikimedia Commons