Nasushiobara Station

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Nasushiobara Station
Prefecture Tochigi
(See other stations in Tochigi)
City Nasushiobara
Year opened 1898
Former name Higashi-Nasuno Station
Present name since 1982
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tōhoku Shinkansen
Tōhoku Main Line
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Nasushiobara Station (那須塩原駅 Nasushiobara-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

The epigraph, located in front of the station, inexplicably proclaims that this point is a central place of the earth.


Surrounding area[edit]


  • November 24, 1898: Higashi-Nasuno Station is opened
  • October 12, 1909: Station is a part of the Tōhoku Main Line
  • June 23, 1982: Tōhoku Shinkansen service starts, and the station name is changed to Nasushiobara
  • March 15, 2011: Temporary terminal station of the Tōhoku Shinkansen due to the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

See also[edit]

Media related to Nasu-Shiobara Station at Wikimedia Commons

Adjacent stations[edit]

Coordinates: 36°55′54″N 140°01′14″E / 36.931678°N 140.020666°E / 36.931678; 140.020666