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Kōriyama Station (Fukushima)

Kōriyama Station
Kōriyama Station
Prefecture Fukushima
(See other stations in Fukushima)
City Kōriyama
Neighborhood 195 Hiuchida
Address in Japanese 福島県郡山市字燧田195
Opened 1887
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Shinkansen
Tōhoku Main Line
Ban'etsu East Line
Ban'etsu West Line
Suigun Line
Statistics 17,931 passengers/day (FY2013)
Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Kōriyama Station (郡山駅 Kōriyama-eki) is a railway station in Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

The Tōhoku Shinkansen platform, July 2009


  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
  • Passenger statistics 3
  • History 4
  • Adjacent stations 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Kōriyama Station is served by the Tōhoku Shinkansen and Tōhoku Main Line and is located 226.7 km from the official starting point of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo Station. It is also served by the Ban'etsu East Line and is 85.6 km from the starting point of that line at Iwaki Station. It is also a terminus for the Suigun Line and the Ban'etsu West Line.

Station layout

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.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2013, the station was used by an average of 17,931 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

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


  • July 16, 1887: Service is started between Kōriyama and Kuroiso
  • December 15, 1887: Service to Sendai and Shiogama starts
  • July 26, 1898: Service on the Ganetsu Line starts
  • October 10, 1917: Name of Ganetsu Line is changed to Banetsu Line
  • June 23, 1982: Tōhoku Shinkansen service starts.

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Shin-Shirakawa - Fukushima
Tōhoku Main Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Hiwada
Banetsu East Line
Mōgi - Terminus
Banetsu West Line
Terminus Aizu Liner Kikuta
or Bandai-Atami
Terminus Local
Suigun Line
Asaka-Nagamori - Terminus


  1. ^ 東日本 各駅の乗車人員

External links

  • JR East Station information (Japanese)

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