Ōmi Station (Niigata)

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Ōmi Station
JR Oumi sta 001.jpg
Ōmi Station in September 2011
Location 853 Ōmi, Itoigawa-shi, Niigata
Operated by Echigo-TOKImeki logomark.svg Echigo Tokimeki Railway
Line(s) Nihonkai Hisui Line
Platforms 2 island platforms
Opened 16 December 1912
Passengers (FY2015) 152 daily
Ōmi Station is located in Japan
Ōmi Station
Ōmi Station
Location within Japan

Ōmi Station (青海駅 Ōmi-eki?) is a railway station in Itoigawa, Niigata, Japan, operated by Echigo Tokimeki Railway.


Ōmi Station is served by the Nihonkai Hisui Line, and is 13.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Ichiburi and 308.4 kilometers from Maibara Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms with a station building. However, only one of the platforms is in normal use.


1  Nihonkai Hisui Line for Naoetsu, Itoigawa
2  Nihonkai Hisui Line for Tomari, Toyama
3, 4  Nihonkai Hisui Line (siding)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nihonkai Hisui Line
Oyashirazu Local Itoigawa


The station opened on 16 December 1912, as part of the Japanese Government Railways (JGR, JNR after 1949). From 14 March 2015, with the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen extension from Nagano to Kanazawa, local passenger operations over sections of the Shinetsu Main Line and Hokuriku Main Line running roughly parallel to the new shinkansen line were reassigned to third-sector railway operating companies.[1] From this date, Ōmi Station was transferred to the ownership of the third-sector operating company Echigo Tokimeki Railway.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 152 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Osano, Kagetoshi (March 2015).  北陸新幹線並行在来線各社の姿 [Guide to companies operating conventional lines alongside the Hokuriku Shinkansen]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (in Japanese). Vol. 44 no. 371. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. pp. 28–33. 
  2. ^ 平成27年度の乗車状況(平成27年4月1日~平成28年3月31日)[各駅の1日平均乗車人員 [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: Echigo Tokimeki Railway Company. 2016. Archived from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016. 

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Coordinates: 37°01′22″N 137°47′40″E / 37.02278°N 137.79444°E / 37.02278; 137.79444