Kitayama Rail Pages
Hokuriku main line


JR West 西日本旅客鉄道 [JR西日本]  Nishi Nippon Ryokaku Tetsudō [JR West]     West Japan Railway Company

Hokuriku hon 北陸本線 JR railway      1067 mm     

AliasFrom - To
Biwako Maibara - Nagahama

You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages: Tsuruga Biwako
Fukui
Kanazawa
Hikone
Fukui City

Traction1500V DCMaibara - Tsuruga
20 kV 60 Hz ACTsuruga - Kanazawa

Opened1882 - 1884Nagahama - TsurugaLongest tunnel13.870 mHokuriku tunnel (Tsuruga - Imajō)
1889Maibara - NagahamaNew route1957Kinomoto - Tsuruga
1896 - 1898Tsuruga - Kanazawa1962Tsuruga - Imajō
TracksDouble track
Old route closed1964Kinomoto - Tsuruga
When Hokuriku Shinkansen opened in March 2015, the following sections of the JR Hokuriku Hon/Main line were transferred to non-JR companies:
- Kanazawa - Kurikara to IR Ishikawa Railway
- Kurikawa - Ichiburi to Ainokaze Toyama Railway
- Ichiburi - Naoetsu to Echigo Tokimeki Railway

MapsKm
Stops
L
Stops
R
Stops
LEX
Station name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0
●▽◀
●▼◀Maibara米原まいばら JR Central: Tōkaidō hon >Nagoya
JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Shin-Ōsaka
JR West: Tōkaidō hon "Biwako line" >Ōsaka
Ōmi: Hon >Kibukawa
Maibara-shi Shiga
2.4


Sakata坂田さかた
4.7


Tamura田村たむら
Nagahama-shi
7.7
●▽▲
Nagahama長浜ながはま
12.8


Torahime虎姫とらひめ
15.6


Kawake河毛かわけ
18.2


Takatsuki高月たかつき
22.4


Kinomoto木ノ本きのもと
26.5


Yogo余呉よご
31.4
●△◁▷
|◀Ōmi-Shiotsu近江塩津おうみしおつ JR West: Kosei >Kyōto
39.2


Shin-Hikida新疋田しんひきだ
Tsuruga-shi Fukui
45.9
●▽△●▼Tsuruga敦賀つるが JR West: Obama >Higashi-Maizuru
62.5


Minami-Imajō南今庄みなみいまじょう
Minamiechizen-chō
65.1

Imajō今庄いまじょう
68.7


Yunoo湯尾ゆのお
72.2

Nanjō南条なんじょう
76.7


Ōshio王子保おうしお
Echizen-shi
81.0
●▽Takefu武生たけふ Fukui: Fukubu [Echizen-Takefu] >Tawaramachi
86.2
Sabae鯖江さばえ
Sabae-shi
89.4


Kita-Sabae北鯖江きたさばえ
94.1


Ōdoro大土呂おおどろ
Fukui-shi
97.3#

Echizen-Hanandō越前花堂えちぜんはなんどう JR West: Etsumi-hoku "Kuzuryū line" >Kuzuryūko
99.9 ●▽△●▲●▽Fukui福井ふくい Echizen: Katsuyama Eiheiji >Katsuyama
Echizen: Mikuni Awara* >Mikuni-minato
Fukui: Fukubu [Fukui-eki] >Echizen-Takefu
105.8


Morita森田もりた
108.1


Harue春江はるえ
Sakai-shi
111.8


Maruoka丸岡まるおか
117.6
●△
Awaraonsen芦原温泉あわらおんせん
Awara-shi
121.4


Hosorogi細呂木ほそろぎ
124.5


Ushinoya牛ノ谷うしのや
130.2
●▽
Daishōji大聖寺だいしょうじ
Kaga-shi Ishikawa
134.3

Kagaonsen加賀温泉かがおんせん
137.5


Iburihashi動橋いぶりはし
142.4


Awazu粟津あわづ
Komatsu-shi
148.2
●▽
Komatsu小松こまつ
151.0


Meihō明峰めいほう
154.0


Nomineagari
Ex Terai
能美根上のみねあがり
Nomi-shi
157.0


Komaiko小舞子こまいこ
Hakusan-shi
158.8
●▽

Mikawa美川みかわ
162.8


Kaga-Kasama加賀笠間かがかさま
167.2
●▽
Mattō松任まっとう
170.5


Nonoichi野々市ののいち
Nonoichi-shi
172.9


Nishi-Kanazawa西金沢にしかなざわ Hokutetsu: Ishikawa [Shin-Nishi-Kanazawa] >Nomachi >Kaga-Ichinomiya
Kanazawa-shi
176.6
●▼▲
●▼▲Kanazawa金沢かなざわ Hokutetsu: Asanogawa [Hokutetsu-Kanazawa] >Uchinada
IR Ishikawa: IR Ishikawa Tetsudō >Kurikara
JR West: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Nagano - Takasaki
JR West: Nanao* >Nanao
The stopping pattern, as well as the origin/destination station(s), for the different train types is shown above.
The code in the header matches the stop mark code in the service type table below.
# This section of the line is also used by other services as listed below. * This service uses the tracks of another line from this station ◔ Some trains stop here ◕ Almost all trains stop here
● All trains stop here ▼ All/Many trains originate here ▽ Some trains originate here ◀ All/Many trains are through from another line
◁ Some trains are through from another line | The trains do not stop here ▷ Some trains are through to another line ▲ All/Many trains terminate here
△ Some trains terminate here

Other services using this line
This line is also used:
Service types / Traffic Pattern
Accurate at: Mar 6, 2017
TypeNameStop
mark
Origin - Major stops - DestinationTrains
per day
LocalFutsū普通

L Maibara - Tsuruga
Ōmi-Imazu - Kosei line - Ōmi-Shiotsu - Tsuruga - Fukui
Tsuruga - Fukui - Komatsu - Kanazawa
RapidKaisoku快速

L (Banshū-Akō -) Ōsaka - Maibara - Nagahama - Ōmi-Shiotsu

R Fukui - Tsuruga
Only this direction

Special RapidShin kaisoku新快速

L (Banshū-Akō/Aboshi/Himeji -) Ōsaka - Maibara - Nagahama - Ōmi-Shiotsu - Tsuruga
(Aboshi/Himeji -) Ōsaka - Kyōto - Kosei line - Ōmi-Shiotsu - Tsuruga
Limited ExpressTokkyū特急
Business Thunderbird
ビジネスサンダーバード
LEX Ōsaka - Kyōto - Tsuruga - Kanazawa1 every Monday
Dinostar
ダイナスター
LEX Fukui - Kanazawa3
Ohayō express
おはようエクスプレス
LEX Fukui - Kanazawa
This direction only
1
Oyasumi express
おやすみエクスプレス
LEX Kanazawa - Fukui
This direction only
1
Shirasagi
しらさぎ
LEX Nagoya - Maibara - Kanazawa8
Maibara - Kanazawa8
Thunderbird
サンダーバード
LEX Ōsaka - Kyōto - Tsuruga - Kanazawa - Nanao - Wakura-onsen1
Ōsaka - Kyōto - Tsuruga - Kanazawa23


This page is updated Mar 13, 2017