Kita-Tokiwa Station

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Kita-Tokiwa Station

北常盤駅
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Kita-Tokiwa Station in April 2008
LocationTokiwa, Fujisaki-machi, Minamitsugaru-gun, Aomori-ken 038-1214
Japan
Coordinates40°40′14.29″N 140°32′37.33″E / 40.6706361°N 140.5437028°E / 40.6706361; 140.5437028Coordinates: 40°40′14.29″N 140°32′37.33″E / 40.6706361°N 140.5437028°E / 40.6706361; 140.5437028
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Distance456.6 km from Fukushima
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened20 December 1924
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)454 daily
Location
Kita-Tokiwa Station is located in Japan
Kita-Tokiwa Station
Kita-Tokiwa Station
Location within Japan

Kita-Tokiwa Station (北常盤駅, Kita-Tokiwa-eki) is a railway station on the Ōu Main Line in the town of Fujisaki, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kita-Tokiwa Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 455.6 km from the southern terminus of the line at Fukushima.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge; the station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Ōu Main Line for Hirosaki and Akita
2  Ōu Main Line for Namioka and Aomori
3  Ōu Main Line (not normally used)

Track 3 is used primarily for freight trains changing direction.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Kawabe   Local   Namioka

History[edit]

Kita-Tokiwa Station opened on 20 December 1924 as a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), the pre-war predecessor to the Japanese National Railways (JNR). With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, it came under the operational control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 454 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Station vicinity[edit]

  • Aomori Shinkin Bank Tokiwa branch
  • Mutsu Tokiwa Post Office (delivery and collection office)
  • Tokiwa Taxi
  • Hirosaki Police District Fujisaki Koban
  • Fujisaki Municipal Meitoku Junior High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.

External links[edit]