Echigo-Kawaguchi Station

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Echigo-Kawaguchi Station
Echigo-Kawaguchi Station.jpg
Echigo-Kawaguchi Station in September 2015
Location 693-1 Higachi-Kawaguchi, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 949-7504
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened 5 August 1921
Passengers (FY2015) 208 daily
Echigo-Kawaguchi Station is located in Japan
Echigo-Kawaguchi Station
Echigo-Kawaguchi Station
Location within Japan

Echigo-Kawaguchi Station (越後川口駅 Echigo-Kawaguchi-eki?) is a railway station in Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Echigo-Kawaguchi Station is served by the Jōetsu Line and Iiyama Line. It is 142.8 kilometers from the terminus of the Jōetsu Line at Takasaki and is the terminus of the 96.7 kilometers Iiyama Line.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level side platform and one island platform serving three tracks. The platforms are connected by an underground passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Iiyama Line for Tōkamachi, Togarinozawa-Onsen and Nagano
2  Jōetsu Line for Nagaoka
3  Jōetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa, Echigo-Nakazato and Minakami

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Iiyama Line
Uchigamaki - Terminus
Jōetsu Line
Kita-Horinouchi - Ojiya


The station opened on 5 August 1921. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 208 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°16′23″N 138°51′43″E / 37.27300278°N 138.8618083°E / 37.27300278; 138.8618083