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Urasa Station East Entrance in September 2004
|Location||719-2 Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata-ken
|Operated by||JR East|
|Platforms||2 side + 2 island platforms|
|Opened||1 September 1923|
|Passengers (FY2015)||1,444 (daily)|
Urasa Station is a station on the Joetsu Shinkansen high-speed line and also the Joetsu Line. It is located 123.9 kilometers from the starting point of the Joetsu Line at Takasaki and 198.6 kilometers from Ōmiya.
The station has a two island platforms serving the local Joetsu Line and two elevated opposed side platforms serving the Joetsu Shinkansen. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.
|1||■ Joetsu Line||for Nagaoka and Niigata|
|2/3||■ Joetsu Line||(not normally used)|
|4||■ Joetsu Line||for Echigo-Yuzawa and Minakami|
|11||■ Joetsu Shinkansen||for Nagaoka and Niigata|
|12||■ Joetsu Shinkansen||for Echigo-Yuzawa and Tokyo|
Urasa Station opened on 1 September 1923. Shinkansen operations commenced from 15 November 1982. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,444 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).