Shinano-Ōmachi Station (信濃大町駅, Shinano-Ōmachi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is the starting point of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.[2]

Shinano-Ōmachi Station

信濃大町駅
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Shinano-Ōmachi Station after the renovation in 2010
Location3200 Ōmachi, Ōmachishi, Nagano-ken 398-0002
Japan
Coordinates36°30′00″N 137°51′41″E / 36.5000032°N 137.8613645°E / 36.5000032; 137.8613645Coordinates: 36°30′00″N 137°51′41″E / 36.5000032°N 137.8613645°E / 36.5000032; 137.8613645
Elevation712.5 meters[1]
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ōito Line
Distance35.1 km from Matsumoto
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code23
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened5 July 1916
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015)1332
Location
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station is located in Japan
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station
Shinano-Ōmachi- Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Shinano-Ōmachi Station is served by the Ōito Line and is 35.1 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Matsumoto Station.[2]

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of one ground-level side platform and one island platform connected by a footbridge. the side platform is Platform 1 and is adjacent to the station building; the island platform has Platform 3 and Platform 4. There is no Platform 2. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.[2]

PlatformsEdit

1  Ōito Line for Hotaka, Toyoshina and Matsumoto
for Hakuba, Minami-Otari and Itoigawa
2, 3  Ōito Line for Hotaka, Toyoshina, Matsumoto
for Hakuba, Minami-Otari and Itoigawa

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Ōito Line
Hotaka (32)   Limited Express   Hakuba (13)
Minami-Ōmachi (24) Local Kita-Ōmachi (22)

Bus terminalEdit

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,443 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

HistoryEdit

Shinano-Ōmachi Station opened on 5 July 1916.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] JR East
  2. ^ a b c d Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. p. 110. ISBN 9784784071647.
  3. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.

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