Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station

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Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station
Joetsu Kokusai Skijomae Station waiting room 20150126.JPG
The waiting room and stairs to the down platform on the north side of the station in January 2015
Location Kabanosawa, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata-ken 949-6431
Elevation 208.9 m[1]
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Joetsu Line
Distance 105.6 km from Takasaki
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Disabled access No access
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Website Official website
Opened 27 December 1997 (1997-12-27)
Previous names Jōetsukokusaisukījōmae
Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station is located in Japan
Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station
Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station
Location within Japan

Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station (上越国際スキー場前駅, Jōetsu-Kokusai-Sukī-jō-mae-eki) is a railway station on the Joetsu Line in Minamiuonuma, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Jōetsu International Skiing Ground Station is served by the Joetsu Line, and is located 105.6 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station is unstaffed and consists of two elevated side platforms serving two tracks. The platforms are long enough to handle four-car trains.[1] There is no access between the two platforms except via the road passing beneath the tracks. Simple prefab waiting rooms are provided at ground level on either side of the station, as there are no shelter facilities on the platforms.


(South)  Joetsu Line for Nagaoka
(North)  Joetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa and Minakami

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joetsu Line
Ōsawa Local Shiozawa


The station opened on 27 December 1997.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Joetsu International Ski Slope
  • Hotel Green Plaza Joetsu

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Japan Railfan Club Niigata Branch, ed. (30 June 2015). 新潟県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版 [The databook of all railroad stations in Niigata (Revised edition)] (in Japanese). Japan: Niigata Nippo Jigyousha Corp. p. 165. ISBN 978-4-86132-606-6. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°01′43″N 138°49′40″E / 37.0287°N 138.8279°E / 37.0287; 138.8279