Aizu-Wakamatsu Station

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Aizu-Wakamatsu Station
719 train at Aizuwakamatsu Station.jpg
Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, platform 1
(See other stations in Fukushima)
Year opened1899
Former nameWakamatsu Station
Present name since1917
Rail services
Operator(s)JR East
Main Entrance
SL Banetsu Monogatari at Platform 2

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station (会津若松駅 Aizu-wakamatsu-eki?) is a railway station in Aizuwakamatsu, in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. It is the main station for Aizu-Wakamatsu and surrounding areas. In 2005, an average of 2,996 passengers used the station each day. There is a freight depot located adjacent to the station.


The following lines pass through or terminate at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station:

Station layout[edit]

In the forecourt of the station there is a bus terminal, taxi rank and car park. The station building, located on the eastern side of the tracks, contains a gift shop (including bento and souvenirs), travel agency (View Plaza), and Midori no Madoguchi ticket office. Platform 1 is immediately inside the ticket gate and most trains to Koriyama depart from here. Moving westward there is a storage track then platforms 2 and 3. The tracks at platform 1 and 2 are a dead end and a walkway at the end connects platforms 2/3 to platform 1 and the rest of the station. Platforms 4 and 5 are accessed via an overhead bridge.


1Ban'etsu West Linefor Bandaimachi, Inawashiro, and Koriyama
for Kitakata
2Ban'etsu West Linefor Bandaimachi, Inawashiro, and Koriyama
for Kitakata, Tsugawa, Niitsu, and Niigata
3Ban'etsu West Linefor Kitakata, Tsugawa, Niitsu, and Niigata
Tadami Linefor Aizu-Bange, Tadami, and Koide
4Tadami Linefor Aizu-Bange, Tadami, and Koide
5Aizu Linefor Aizu-Tajima and Aizukōgen-Ozeguchi

Surrounding area[edit]


The station opened on July 15, 1899 as Wakamatsu Station of the Ganetsu Railway. On May 21, 1917, the station was renamed Aizu-Wakamatsu.


There is a webcam installed by NTT East on the walkway between platforms 1 and 2/3. This gives a good view of trains using platforms 1 and 2. The camera provides both video and sound using a 512 kbit/s stream.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Aizu Liner Rapid service, May 2010
Banetsu West Line
BandaimachiRapid Aizu LinerTerminus
Tadami Line
Aizu Railway Aizu Line

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°30′30″N 139°55′48″E / 37.50833°N 139.93000°E / 37.50833; 139.93000