East entrance, August 2011
(See other stations in Aomori)
|Address in Japanese||青森県青森市石江高間田|
Ōu Main Line
|Statistics||8,162 passengers/day (FY2013)|
|There is a bus stop near this station|
- Lines 1
Station layout 2
- Platforms 2.1
- Adjacent stations 3
- History 4
- Future developments 5
- Passenger statistics 6
- Surrounding area 7
- See also 8
- References 9
- External links 10
Shin-Aomori Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 480.6 km from the southern terminus of the line at Fukushima Station. From 4 December 2010, it became the northern terminus of the Tōhoku Shinkansen.
The conventional Ōu Main Line has a single island platform, serving two tracks. In addition to regular Ōu Main Line trains, the station serves two round-trips per day of regular Aoimori Railway trains, as well two round-trips of the irregular Resort Asunaro (direct to Noheji and the Ōminato Line). With the opening of the Tōhoku Shinkansen extension on 4 December 2010, it is also the southern terminus of Hakuchō Limited express services to Hakodate via the Tsugaru Kaikyō Line.
The Shinkansen station, opened on 4 December 2010, consists of two island platforms serving four tracks. The platforms are 263 meters long and capable of handling 10-car trains.
Previously, Shin-Aomori Station was an unmanned station consisting of a single side platform for bi-directional traffic.
|1||■ Ōu Main Line||for Aomori|
|2||■ Ōu Main Line||for Hirosaki and Akita|
|11-14||■ Tōhoku Shinkansen||for Hachinohe, Morioka, Sendai, and Tokyo|
|Hokkaido Shinkansen (opens March 2016)|
|through to Tohoku Shinkansen||-||Oku-Tsugaru-Imabetsu|
|Ōu Main Line|
Shin-Aomori Station opened on 1 November 1986 as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR). With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East. Work on a new station building began in July 2007, and was completed in 2010 ahead of the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen extension on 4 December.
In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 8,162 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average||Total|
- Aomori-Nishi High School
- Shinjo Elementary School
- Galatown Aomori West Mall
- Aomori Kenko Land
- Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
- JR East press release: "東北新幹線八戸～新青森間の開業時期について" (10 November 2008). Retrieved on 11 November 2008. (Japanese)
- Misawa, Manabu (January 2010). "東北新幹線・九州新幹線 建設状況最新レポート". Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun) 39 (309): p.29–35.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- 新幹線駅別乗車人員 (2013年度) [Shinkansen passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2011. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- 新幹線駅別乗車人員 (2012年度) [Shinkansen passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- JR East station information page (Japanese)