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Hokuriku Shinkansen


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JR East Hokuriku Shinkansen (JR East)
JR West Hokuriku Shinkansen (JR West)
JR East Nagano Shinkansen

JR East 東日本旅客鉄道 [JR東日本]  Higashi Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudō [JR East]     East Japan Railway

Hokuriku Shinkansen (JR East) 北陸新幹線 Shinkansen      1435 mm     
Read more about the line in English Wikipedia: Hokuriku Shinkansen

Traction25 kV 50 Hz ACTakasaki - 5 km west of Karuizawa
25 kV 60 Hz AC5 km west of Karuizawa - Jōetsu-Myōkō

Opened1997Takasaki - NaganoTracksDouble track
March 14, 2015Nagano - Jōetsu-Myōkō (- Kanazawa)
MapsKmStation name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0 Takasaki高崎たかさき Jōshin: Jōshin >Shimonita
JR East: Hachikō* >Hachiōji
JR East: Jōetsu >Nagaoka
JR East: Jōetsu Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Niigata
JR East: Ryōmō* >Oyama
JR East: Shinetsu hon >Yokokawa
JR East: Takasaki >Ōmiya
Takasaki-shi Gunma
18.5 Annaka-Haruna安中榛名あんなかはるな
Annaka-shi
41.8 Karuizawa軽井沢かるいざわ Shinano: Shinano Tetsudō >Nagano
Karuizawa-machi Nagano
59.4 Sakudaira佐久平さくだいら JR East: Koumi "Yatsugatake-Kōgen line" >Kobuchizawa >Komoro
Saku-shi
84.2 Ueda上田うえだ Shinano: Shinano Tetsudō >Karuizawa >Nagano
Ueda: Bessho >Bessho-onsen
Ueda-shi
117.4 Nagano長野ながの JR East: Iiyama* >Echigo-Kawaguchi
JR East: Shinetsu hon >Shinonoi
JR East: Shinonoi* >Shiojiri
Nagano: Nagano >Yudanaka
Shinano: Kita-Shinano >Myōkōkōgen
Shinano: Shinano Tetsudō* >Karuizawa
Nagano-shi
147.3 Iiyama飯山いいやま JR East: Iiyama >Toyono >Echigo-Kawaguchi
Iiyama-shi
176.9 Jōetsu-Myōkō上越妙高じょうえつみょうこう Echigo Tokimeki: Myōkō Haneuma >Myōkōkōgen >Naoetsu
JR West: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Kanazawa
Jōetsu-shi Niigata

Nagano Shinkansen 長野新幹線
The section (Tōkyō -) Takasaki - Nagano of Hokuriku Shinkansen was known as Nagano Shinkansen until Mar 13, 2015.


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

Hokuriku Shinkansen (JR West) 北陸新幹線 Shinkansen      1435 mm     
Read more about the line in English Wikipedia: Hokuriku Shinkansen

Traction25 kV 60 Hz ACJōetsu-Myōkō - Itoigawa
25 kV 50 Hz ACItoigawa - Itoigawa
25 kV 60 Hz ACItoigawa - Kanazawa

OpenedMarch 14, 2015
TracksDouble track
Current status of the future sections:
· Kanazawa - Fukui - Tsuruga: Under construction, will open latest 2026
· Tsuruga - Ōsaka: Route not decided
MapsKmStation name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
176.9 Jōetsu-Myōkō上越妙高じょうえつみょうこう Echigo Tokimeki: Myōkō Haneuma >Myōkōkōgen >Naoetsu
JR East: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Tōkyō
Jōetsu-shi Niigata
213.9 Itoigawa糸魚川いといがわ Echigo Tokimeki: Nihonkai Hisui >Ichiburi (-Tonari) >Naoetsu
JR West: Ōito >Minami-Otari
Itoigawa-shi
253.1 Kurobe-Unazukionsen黒部宇奈月温泉くろべうなづきおんせん Toyama (Chitetsu): Hon [Shin-Kurobe] >Dentetsu-Toyama >Unazuki-onsen
Kurobe-shi Toyama
286.9 Toyama富山とやま Ainokaze Toyama: Ainokaze Toyama Tetsudō >Takaoka >Ichiburi
JR West: Takayama hon >Gifu
Toyama (Chitetsu): Fujikoshi* [Dentetsu-Toyama] >Minami-Toyama - Iwakuraji
Toyama (Chitetsu): Hon [Dentetsu-Toyama] >Unazuki-onsen
Toyama (Chitetsu): Toyama shinai kidō [Toyama-eki] >Minami-Toyama-ekimae >Toyama-daigaku-mae
Toyama (Chitetsu): Toyamakō [Toyama-eki] >Iwasehama
Toyama-shi
305.8 Shin-Takaoka新高岡しんたかおか JR West: Jōhana >Takaoka >Jōhana
Takaoka-shi
345.5 Kanazawa金沢かなざわ Hokutetsu: Asanogawa [Hokutetsu-Kanazawa] >Uchinada
IR Ishikawa: IR Ishikawa Tetsudō >Kurikara
JR West: Hokuriku hon >Maibara
JR West: Nanao* >Nanao
Kanazawa-shi Ishikawa


This page is updated Oct 8, 2021