Shinjō Station

Shinjō Station

Shinjō Station
新庄駅
Shinjō Station West Entrance, October 2010
Location
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
City Shinjō
Neighborhood 1-1 Tamon-machi
Postal code 996-0024
Address in Japanese 山形県新庄市多門町1-1
Coordinates
History
Opened 1903
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Yamagata Shinkansen
Ōu Main Line
Rikuu East Line
Rikuu West Line
Statistics 1,582 passengers/day (FY2012)
There is a bus stop near this station

Shinjō Station (新庄駅 Shinjō-eki) is a railway station in Shinjō, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is the terminus for the Yamagata Shinkansen, Rikuu West Line and Rikuu East Line.

Contents

  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
    • Platforms 2.1
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • History 4
  • Passenger statistics 5
  • Surrounding area 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Lines

Shinjō Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout

Shinjō Station East Entrance

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency.

Platforms

1/2  Yamagata Shinkansen for Yamagata, Fukushima, and Tokyo
 Ou Main Line for Ōishida, Murayama, Tendō, and Yamagata
3  Rikuu West Line for Furukuchi, Karikawa, Amarume, and Sakata
 Ou Main Line for Yuzawa, Yokote, Ōmagari, and Akita
4  Ou Main Line for Yuzawa, Yokote, Ōmagari, and Akita
5  Rikuu East Line for Naruko-Onsen, Furukawa, and Kogota
 Rikuu West Line for Furukuchi, Karikawa, Amarume, and Sakata
  • Platforms 1 and 2 serve 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge tracks, while platforms 3 to 5 serve narrow gauge (1,067 mm) tracks.

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Yamagata Shinkansen
Ōishida   Tsubasa   Terminus
Ōu Main Line
Funagata Local Izumita
Rikuu West Line
Terminus   Rapid Mogamigawa   Furukuchi*
Terminus   Local   Funagata
Rikuu East Line
Terminus   Local   Minami-Shinjō
  • Down trains only stop at Funagata

History

Shinjō Station opened on 11 June 1903.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987.[1] A new station building was completed in October 1998. From 4 December 1999, the station became the terminus of the Yamagata Shinkansen, following its extension from Yamagata.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 1,582 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 2,373[3]
2005 1,960[4]
2010 1,593[5]
2011 1,508[6]
2012 1,582[2]

Surrounding area

References

  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. p. 531.  
  2. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

External links

  • JR East Station information (Japanese)