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Goshogawara Station

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Connections  Bus stop
Address  Japan
Goshogawara Station
Location  Goshogawara, Aomori Japan
Operated by  JR East Tsugaru Railway Company
Line(s)  Gonō Line Tsugaru Railway Line
Similar  Tsugaru‑Nakasato Station, Kawabe Station, Kanagi Station, Hirosaki Station, Ashino‑Kōen Station

Tsugaru goshogawara station


Goshogawara Station (五所川原駅, Goshogawara-eki) is a railway station on the Gonō Line and Tsugaru Railway Line in Goshogawara, Aomori, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and the private railway operator Tsugaru Railway Company.

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Tsugaru railway stove train leaving tsugaru goshogawara station


Lines

Goshogawara Station is served by the JR East Gonō Line and forms the terminus of the Tsugaru Railway Line. It is located 125.7 km from the southern terminus of the Gonō Line at Higashi-Noshiro Station.

Station layout

Goshogawara Station has a single side platform and an island platform serving three tracks. The JR Gono Line uses the side platform and half of the island platform, while the Tsugaru Line uses the other half of the island platform. The station building has a staffed Midori no Madoguchi ticket office. The exterior of the JR East station structure was rebuilt in 2013, reopening on 1 August 2013.

History

Goshogawara Station opened on September 25, 1918, as a station on the Japanese National Railways (JNR) Goshogawara Line. On June 1, 1927, the Goshogawara Line was joined with the newly nationalized Mutsu Railway. The Tsugaru Railway Line began operations from Goshogawara on July 15, 1930. On July 10, 1956, the Tsugaru Railway portion of the station was officially renamed Tsugaru-Goshogawara Station (津軽五所川原駅), to distinguish it from the JNR portion. With the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the JNR portion came under the operational control of JR East.

Bus services

Goshogawara Station is served by the following bus services, operated by Kōnan Bus.

  • For Aomori-Yadamae via Harako, Daishaka, Shinjō and Aomori Station
  • For Hirosaki Bus Terminal via Tsuruta, Itayanagi and Fujisaki
  • For Kodomari Bus office via Kanagi and Nakasato Station
  • For Ajigasawa Bus office via Kizukuri, Morita and Ajigasawa Station
  • Passenger statistics

    In fiscal 2012, the JR East station was used by an average of 894 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) The passenger figures for the JR East station in previous years are as shown below.

    Surrounding area

  • Goshogawara Post office
  • Goshogawara Whaling Factory
  • References

    Goshogawara Station Wikipedia


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