Kōriyama Station (Fukushima)

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Kōriyama Station

Kōriyama Station, 2017
Location195 Hiuchida, Kōriyama-shi, Fukushima-ken 963-8002
Coordinates37°23′54″N 140°23′20″E / 37.398289°N 140.388794°E / 37.398289; 140.388794Coordinates: 37°23′54″N 140°23′20″E / 37.398289°N 140.388794°E / 37.398289; 140.388794
Operated by
Platforms3 island + 1 bay platform
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed ('Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
OpenedJuly 16, 1887
Passengers (FY2016)18,111 daily
Kōriyama Station is located in Fukushima Prefecture
Kōriyama Station
Kōriyama Station
Location within Fukushima Prefecture
Kōriyama Station is located in Japan
Kōriyama Station
Kōriyama Station
Kōriyama Station (Japan)

Kōriyama Station (郡山駅, Kōriyama-eki) is a railway station in the city of Kōriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), with a freight terminal operated by the Japan Freight Railway Company.


Kōriyama Station is served by the high-speed Tōhoku Shinkansen line and Tōhoku Main Line, and is located 226.7 km from the official starting point of the Tōhoku Main Line at Tokyo. It is also served by the Banetsu East Line and is 85.6 km from the starting point of that line at Iwaki. It is also a terminus for the Suigun Line and the Banetsu West Line.[1]

Station layout[edit]

The Tohoku Shinkansen platform, July 2009

Kōriyama Station has two island platforms and one bay platform serving trains on the conventional (narrow gauge) lines, and one island platform and one side platform for shinkansen traffic; the station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]


1  Banetsu West Line for Inawashiro, and Aizu-Wakamatsu
2, 3, 4  Tōhoku Main Line for Shirakawa and Kuroiso
for Nihonmatsu and Fukushima
5  Suigun Line for Iwaki-Ishikawa and Mito
6  Ban'etsu East Line for Miharu and Iwaki
11  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Ōmiya, and Tokyo
12  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Fukushima, Sendai and Morioka
for Yonezawa, Yamagata, and Shinjō (Yamagata Shinkansen)
13  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

Tohoku Shinkansen
Yamabiko/Tsubasa Fukushima
Shin-Shirakawa Nasuno Terminus
Tohoku Main Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Hiwada
Banetsu East Line
Mōgi - Terminus
Banetsu West Line
Terminus   Rapid   Koriyamatomita
Terminus   Local   Koriyamatomita
Suigun Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Terminus

All Nasuno Shinkansen services from Tokyo terminate at this station.


Komiyama Station opened on July 16, 1887 with service on the Nippon Railway between Kōriyama and Kuroiso; the line was extended to {{STN|Sendai|Miyagi]] and Shiogama on December 15, 1887. Services on the Ganetsu Line began from July 26, 1898; the station building was rebuilt in 1900. In 1906, the Nippon Railway became the Japanese Government Railway and the station was rebuilt in 1913. On October 10, 1917 the name of Ganetsu Line was changed to Banetsu Line; the station was rebuilt in 1951 and once again in 1980. From June 23, 1982 services on the Tohoku Shinkansen began.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 18,110 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2] Data for previous years as follows:

Fiscal year Daily average number of passengers
2000 18,834
2001 18,931
2002 18,415
2003 18,353
2004 18,434
2005 18,355
2006 18,380
2007 18,249
2008 17,716
2009 17,217
2010 16,417
2011 15,904
2012 17,382
2013 17,931[3]
2014 17,747
2015 18,142

Surrounding area[edit]

Kōriyama Station is located in the centre of the city of Kōriyama.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 郡山駅・会津若松駅・三春駅ほか (Koriyama Station, Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, Miharu Station, etc). 週刊 JR全駅・全車両基地 (in Japanese). 50. Asahi Newspaper Publishing. 2013-08-04. pp. 5, 7, 8, 10. ASIN B00DNBCZL0.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ 東日本 各駅の乗車人員 JR東日本 各駅の乗車人員]

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