Kawanakajima Station

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Kawanakajima Station
Entrance of Kawanakajima station.jpg
Kawanakajima Station entrance, December 2006
Location Kawanakajima-machi Kamihigano, Nagano-shi, Nagano-ken 381-2233
Coordinates 36°36′50″N 138°09′03″E / 36.6140°N 138.1509°E / 36.6140; 138.1509
Elevation 362.4 meters
Operated by
Line(s) Shin'etsu Main Line
Distance 4.3 km from Shinonoi
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Website Official website
Opened 20 July 1917
Passengers (FY2015) 1,585 (daily)
Kawanakajima Station is located in Japan
Kawanakajima Station
Kawanakajima Station
Location within Japan

Kawanakajima Station (川中島駅 Kawanakajima-eki?) is a railway station in the city of Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.


Kawanakajima Station is served by the Shin'etsu Main Line and is 4.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shinonoi Station. Trains of the Shinanoi Line and of the Shinano Railway also use this station, which is located past the nominal end station of these lines at Shinanoi. The station is also a freight terminal for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Shin'etsu Main Line for Shinonoi, Matsumoto and Shiojiri
   Shinonoi Line for Shinonoi, Matsumoto and Shiojiri
   Shinano Railway Line for Togura, Ueda and Komoro
2  Shin'etsu Main Line for Nagano

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shin'etsu Main Line
Imai   Local   Amori


Kawanakajima Station opened on 20 July 1917. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,585 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 

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