Kashiwazaki Station

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Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station in January 2014
Location 1 Ekimae, Kashiwazaki-shi, Niigata-ken 945-0055
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Distance 36.3 from Naoetsu
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=436
Opened 1 August 1897
Rebuilt 1967
Passengers 1,739 (FY2015)
Kashiwazaki Station is located in Japan
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station
Location within Japan

Kashiwazaki Station (柏崎駅, Kashiwazaki-eki) is a railway station in Kashiwazaki, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kashiwazaki Station is served by both the Shinetsu Main Line and the Echigo Line. It is 36.3 kilometers from the terminus of the Shinetsu Main Line at Naoetsu Station, and forms the terminus of the Echigo Line.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms, serving four tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


0  Echigo Line for Yoshida and Niigata
1  Shinetsu Main Line passing track
2  Shinetsu Main Line for Nagaoka and Niigata
3  Shinetsu Main Line for Naoetsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinetsu Main Line
Kakizaki   Shirayuki   Nagaoka
Kakizaki   Rapid   Raikōji
Kujiranami   Local   Ibarame
Echigo Line
Terminus   Local   Higashi-Kashiwazaki


Kashiwazaki Station opened on 1 August 1897.[1] A new station building was completed in October 1967.[citation needed] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,739 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b 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. 584. 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 5 July 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°21′48″N 138°33′23″E / 37.3634°N 138.5564°E / 37.3634; 138.5564