Echigo-Takiya Station

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Echigo-Takiya Station
越後滝谷駅
Echigo-Takiya Station 20040912.jpg
Echigo-Takiya Station in September 2004
Location 402 Takiya, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 940-1138
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=276
History
Opened 1 November 1920
Previous names Muikaichi Station (to 1925)
Location
Echigo-Takiya Station is located in Japan
Echigo-Takiya Station
Echigo-Takiya Station
Location within Japan

Echigo-Takiya Station (越後滝谷駅 Echigo-Takiya-eki?) is a railway station in Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Echigo-Takiya Station is served by the Jōetsu Line and Iiyama Line. It is 156.6 kilometers from the terminusof the Jōetsu Line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

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

Platforms[edit]

station side  Jōetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa, Echigo-Nakazato and Minakami
opp side  Jōetsu Line for Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Ojiya - Miyauchi

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 November 1920 as Muikaichi Station (六日市駅 Muikaichi ski?). It was renamed to its present name on 1 October 1925. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Konan Middle School

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°22′07″N 138°50′06″E / 37.3687°N 138.8351°E / 37.3687; 138.8351