Nagano Station

長野駅
Nagano Station March 2015.jpg
Nagano Station, Zenkoji-guchi Entrance
General information
LocationKurita, Nagano-shi, Nagano-ken 380-0921
Japan
Coordinates36°38′35″N 138°11′17″E / 36.643114°N 138.188058°E / 36.643114; 138.188058
Elevation361 meters [1]
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms7 island platforms
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station codeN1 (Nagano Electric Railway)
History
Opened1 May 1888
Passengers
FY201521,168 daily (JR East)
5,251 daily (Nagano Electric Railway)
Services
Preceding station
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Following station
Ōmiya
towards Tokyo
Hokuriku Shinkansen through to JR West
Ueda
towards Tokyo
Hokuriku Shinkansen Iiyama
Hokuriku Shinkansen Terminus
Shinonoi
towards Shiojiri
Shinano
Amori
towards Shinonoi
Shin'etsu Main Line
Shinonoi – Nagano
Akashina
One-way operation
Shinonoi Line
Good Morning Liner
Kawanakajima
(limited service)
towards Shiojiri
Shinonoi Line
Rapid
Amori
towards Shiojiri
Shinonoi Line
Local & Rapid Misuzu
Terminus Iiyama Line Kita-Nagano
Preceding station
JR logo (west).svg
JR West
Following station
through to JR East Hokuriku Shinkansen Toyama
towards Kanazawa
Preceding station Shinano Railway Following station
Kawanakajima
towards Karuizawa
Shinano Railway Line
Rapid
Terminus
Amori
towards Karuizawa
Shinano Railway Line
Local
Terminus Kita-Shinano Line Kita-Nagano
towards Myoko-Kogen
Preceding station Nagano Electric Railway Following station
Terminus Nagano Line
A limited express
Gondō
N3
towards Yudanaka
Nagano Line
B limited express
Local
Shiyakushomae
N2
towards Yudanaka
Location
Nagano Station is located in Japan
Nagano Station
Nagano Station
Location within Japan

Nagano Station (長野駅, Nagano-eki) is a railway station in the city of Nagano in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The station is operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Nagano Electric Railway (Nagaden).

Lines

Nagano Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout

The JR East portion of the station has two elevated island platforms for the Shinkansen services, and three ground-level island platforms for local services, including onward services by Kita-Shinano Line trains. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.

JR East

2  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
3  Shinetsu Main Line for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
4  Iiyama Line for Toyono, Iiyama, Togari-Nozawaonsen, Tōkamachi, and Echigo-Kawaguchi
5  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
6  Ltd. Exp. Shinano for Shinonoi, Matsumoto and Nagoya
 Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
7  Shinetsu Main Line for Toyono, Myōkō-Kōgen, and Naoetsu
for Amori and Shinonoi
 Shinonoi Line & Chūō Main Line for Shinonoi, Akashina, Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Kami-Suwa, and Kōfu
 Shinano Railway Line for Shinonoi, Ueda, Komoro, and Karuizawa
11-14  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Toyama and Kanazawa
for Karuizawa, Takasaki, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

The Shinkansen platforms use the tune "Shinano no Kuni" (the Nagano prefectural song) for the departure melody since January 2015.[2]

Nagano Electric Railway

The Nagano Electric Railway platforms are located underground below the JR platforms. The Nagano Electric Railway has two island platforms serving three tracks.

1  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Local trains)
2  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Limited express trains)
3  Nagano Line for Suzaka, Obuse, Shinshū-Nakano, and Yudanaka (Local trains)

History

Nagano Station opened on 1 May 1888.[3] When the Japanese National Railways (JNR) were divided and privatized on 1 April 1987, the station became a part of the system of East Japan Railway Company (JR East). On 1 October 1997, JR East opened the Nagano Shinkansen with its terminus at Nagano.

Bus terminals

Highway buses

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the JR East portion of the station was used by an average of 21,168 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[7]

References

  1. ^ JR East
  2. ^ 北陸新幹線 金沢開業に向け、長野駅と飯山駅の発車メロディをそれぞれ県歌「信濃の国」と唱歌「ふるさと」といたします。 ["Shinano no Kuni" and "Furusato" to be used as departure melodies for Nagano and Iiyama Stations] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company Nagano Division. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  3. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 138. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Alpico Express Bus, Route Bus, Index". www.alpico.co.jp. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  5. ^ "西武バス". www.seibubus.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b c "ながでんバス|高速バス|". www.nagadenbus.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016.