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Kita-Nagaoka Station in July 2016
2 Jōoka, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Shinetsu Main Line|
|Distance||75.5 km from Naoetsu|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||1 November 1915|
|Previous names||Jōoka Station (until 1951)|
The station consists of one ground-level island platform connected to the station building by a footbridge, serving two tracks, located adjacent to the elevated Joetsu Shinkansen tracks. The station is unattended.
|1||■ Shin'etsu Main Line||for Niigata|
|2||■ Shin'etsu Main Line||for Nagaoka|
|Shinetsu Main Line|
|Shirayuki, Rapid: Does not stop at this station|
The station opened on 1 November 1915 as Jōoka Station (城岡駅). It was renamed Kita-Nagaoka on 20 June 1951. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in July 2014.