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Minakami Station (水上駅, Minakami-eki) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Minakami, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]

Minakami Station
水上駅
Minakami Station 20150812.jpg
Minakami Station in August 2015
Location 96 Kanosawa, Minakami, Tone, Gunma
(群馬県利根郡みなかみ町鹿野沢96)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Tracks 3
History
Opened 30 October 1928
Traffic
Passengers (FY2010) 514 daily
Location
Minakami Station is located in Japan
Minakami Station
Minakami Station
Location within Japan

Contents

LinesEdit

Minakami Station is served by the Jōetsu Line. Seasonal Minakami limited express and Rapid services operate to and from Ueno Station in Tokyo. It is located 59.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layoutEdit

The station has one side platform and one island platform, serving a total of three tracks.

PlatformsEdit

 
View from platform 1, August 2008
1  Jōetsu Line for Shin-Maebashi and Takasaki
2  Jōetsu Line for Doai and Nagaoka
for Shin-Maebashi and Takasaki
3  Jōetsu Line Additional platform

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Kamimoku Local Yubiso

HistoryEdit

 
The station entrance in July 2010 before rebuilding

The station opened on 30 October 1928.[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 2010, the station was used by an average of 514 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(水上駅) [Station Information (Minakami Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 Station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 

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