Higashi-Sanjō Station in July 2016
|Location||1 Higashi-Sanjō, Sanjō-shi, Niigata-ken 955-0047
|Operated by||JR East|
|Distance||96.2 km from Naoetsu|
|Platforms||1 side + 1 island platform|
|Opened||20 November 1897|
|Previous names||Ichinokido Station (until 1926)|
|Passengers (FY2015)||2,870 (daily)|
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.
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|
|Shinetsu Main Line|
The station opened on 20 November 1897 as Ichinokido Station (一ノ木戸駅?). It was renamed Higashi-Sanjō on 15 August 1926. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2,870 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Sanjō City Hall
- 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.
- 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.
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- JR East station information (Japanese)