Echigo-Iwatsuka Station

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Echigo-Iwatsuka Station
越後岩塚駅
Echigo-Iwatsuka Station 20111015.jpg
Echigo-Iwatsuka Station, October 2011
Location 1086 Iizuka, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 949-5414
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shin'etsu Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=266
History
Opened 1 June 1945
Location
Echigo-Iwatsuka Station is located in Japan
Echigo-Iwatsuka Station
Echigo-Iwatsuka Station
Location within Japan

Echigo-Iwatsuka Station (越後岩塚駅 Echigo-Iwatsuka-eki?) is a railway station in Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Echigo-Iwatsuka Station is served by the Shin'etsu Main Line and is 60.5 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Naoetsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level opposed side platforms connected by a footbridge serving two tracks. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

West  Shin'etsu Main Line for Nagaoka, Niigata
East  Shin'etsu Main Line for Kashiwazaki, Naoetsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shin'etsu Main Line
Tsukayama - Raikōji

History[edit]

Echigo-Iwatsuka Station opened on 1 June 1945. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Iwatsuka Post Office
  • Hotokusan Inari Taisha

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°23′11″N 138°45′23″E / 37.3863°N 138.7565°E / 37.3863; 138.7565