Itoigawa Station

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Itoigawa Station
糸魚川駅
糸魚川駅 (拡大).jpg
The station building, December 2013
Location
Prefecture Niigata
(See other stations in Niigata)
City Itoigawa
Neighborhood 1-7-10 Ōmachi
Postal code 941-0061
Address in Japanese 新潟県糸魚川市大町1丁目7番10号
History
Opened 1912
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Echigo Tokimeki Railway
Line(s) Hokuriku Shinkansen, Ōito Line
Nihonkai Hisui Line

Itoigawa Station (糸魚川駅 Itoigawa-eki?) is a railway station in Itoigawa, Niigata, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and the third-sector railway operator Echigo Tokimeki Railway.

Lines[edit]

Itoigawa Station is served by the JR West high-speed Hokuriku Shinkansen and the local Ōito Line as well as the Echigo Tokimeki Railway Nihonkai Hisui Line.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

The station has one side platform and one island platform, serving four tracks in total. The elevated shinkansen platforms opened on 14 March 2015.


1  Nihonkai Hisui Line for Naoetsu
2  Nihonkai Hisui Line for Naoetsu
for Ichiburi
3  Nihonkai Hisui Line for Ichiburi
4  Ōito Line for Minami-Otari
11  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Nagano and Tokyo
12  Hokuriku Shinkansen for Toyama and Kanazawa

The departure melody used for the shinkansen platforms is the traditional children's song "Haru yo Koi" (春よ来い?), the lyrics for which were written by Gyofū Sōma (ja), a native of Itoigawa.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hokuriku Shinkansen
Kagayaki: no stop
Jōetsumyōkō   Hakutaka   Kurobe-Unazukionsen
Nihonkai Hisui Line
Ōmi Local Kajiyashiki
Ōito Line
Himekawa Local Terminus

History[edit]

The former station building in December 2005

The station opened on 16 December 1912.[2] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 北陸新幹線 発車メロディの決定について [Departure melodies chosen for Hokuriku Shinkansen]. News release (in Japanese). Japan: West Japan Railway Company. 9 December 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] II. Japan: JTB. p. 142. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 

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Coordinates: 37°2′38″N 137°51′45″E / 37.04389°N 137.86250°E / 37.04389; 137.86250