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Nasushiobara Station (那須塩原駅, Nasushiobara-eki) is a railway station in Nasushiobara, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Nasushiobara Station

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Nasushiobara Station in July 2018
LocationŌharama, Nasushiobara, Tochigi
Operated byJR East
ConnectionsBus stop
Opened24 November 1898
Previous namesHigashi-Nasuno (until 1982)
Passengers (FY2014)5,069 daily[1]
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
toward Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen
(limited service)
(limited service)
toward Morioka
Tōhoku Shinkansen
toward Kōriyama
toward Tokyo
Utsunomiya Line
Nasushiobara Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station is located in Japan
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station (Japan)



Nasushiobara Station is served by both the Utsunomiya Line (Tohoku Main Line) and the high-speed Tohoku Shinkansen, and lies 157.8 kilometers from the starting point of both lines at Tokyo.

Station layoutEdit

This station has two elevated side platforms with the station building underneath for Tohoku Shinkansen services, and two ground-level island platforms serving three tracks for Utsunomiya Line services. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1,2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Kōriyama and Fukushima
5  Tohoku Shinkansen for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
7  Utsunomiya Line for Kuroiso
8  Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Kuroiso
for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami (via JT Tokaido Line)
9  Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami (via JT Tokaido Line)


Higashi-Nasuno Station in the 1970s

The station opened on November 24, 1898, originally named Higashi-Nasuno Station (東那須野駅). From October 12, 1909, the station became part of the Tohoku Main Line.[citation needed]

On June 23, 1982, the Tohoku Shinkansen opened, and the station was renamed Nasushiobara.

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016.

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