Higashi-Sanjō Station

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Higashi-Sanjō Station
Higashi-Sanjō Station in July 2016
Location 1 Higashi-Sanjō, Sanjō-shi, Niigata-ken 955-0047
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Distance 96.2 km from Naoetsu
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platform
Tracks 4
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1283
Opened 20 November 1897
Previous names Ichinokido Station (until 1926)
Passengers (FY2015) 2,870 (daily)
Higashi-Sanjō Station is located in Japan
Higashi-Sanjō Station
Higashi-Sanjō Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Sanjō Station (東三条駅 Higashi-Sanjō-eki?) is a railway station in Sanjō, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Higashi-Sanjō Station is served by the Shinetsu Main Line, and is 96.2 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Naoetsu Station. It is also a terminus of the Yahiko Line, and is 17.4 kilometers from the opposing terminus of the line at Yahiko Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level side platform, which has a partial cut-out, and a single island platform connected by a footbridge, serving four tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


0  Yahiko Line for Tsubame-Sanjō and Yahiko
1  Shinetsu Main Line for Niitsu and Niigata
2  Shinetsu Main Line for starting trains during peak hours
3  Shinetsu Main Line for Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinetsu Main Line
Mitsuke   Shirayuki   Kamo
Sanjō   Rapid   Kamo
Sanjō   Local   Honai
Yahiko Line
Kita-Sanjō   Local   Terminus


The station opened on 20 November 1897 as Ichinokido Station (一ノ木戸駅?).[1] It was renamed Higashi-Sanjō on 15 August 1926.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2,870 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sanjō City Hall

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 586. ISBN 4-533-02980-9. 
  2. ^ 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°37′43″N 138°58′25″E / 37.6286°N 138.9736°E / 37.6286; 138.9736