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Ishiuchi Station (石打駅, Ishiuchi-eki) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Minamiuonuma, Niigata, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Ishiuchi Station
石打駅
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Ishiuchi Station, October 2005
Location 1 Ueno, Minamiuonuma, Niigata
(新潟県南魚沼市上野1)
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Platforms 1 island platform
History
Opened 1925
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 135 daily
Location
Ishiuchi Station is located in Japan
Ishiuchi Station
Ishiuchi Station
Location within Japan

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LinesEdit

Ishiuchi Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 100.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layoutEdit

The station has a single elevated island platform connected to a two-story station building on its second floor. The station previously also had a side platform for use seasonally, which accounts for the odd platform numbering. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

2  Jōetsu Line for Minakami, Echigo-Yuzawa
3  Jōetsu Line for Nagaoka, Niigata

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Echigo-Yuzawa - Ōsawa

HistoryEdit

Ishiuchi Station opened on 1 November 1925.[1] Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 135 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

  • Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort
  • Ishiuchi Hanaoka Ski Resort

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 108. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 

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Coordinates: 36°59′20″N 138°48′15″E / 36.9889°N 138.8041°E / 36.9889; 138.8041