Kita-Nagaoka Station

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Kita-Nagaoka Station
北長岡駅
Kitanagaoka-station.jpg
Kita-Nagaoka Station in July 2016
Location 2 Jōoka, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shinetsu Main Line
Distance 75.5 km from Naoetsu
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=578
History
Opened 1 November 1915 (1915-11-01)
Rebuilt 2014
Previous names Jōoka Station (until 1951)
Location
Kita-Nagaoka Station is located in Japan
Kita-Nagaoka Station
Kita-Nagaoka Station
Location within Japan

Kita-Nagaoka Station (北長岡駅?, Kita-Nagaoka-eki) is a railway station on the Shinetsu Main Line in Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Kita-Nagaoka Station is served by the Shinetsu Main Line and is 75.5 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Naoetsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one ground-level island platform connected to the station building by a footbridge, serving two tracks, located adjacent to the elevated Joetsu Shinkansen tracks. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Shin'etsu Main Line for Niigata
2  Shin'etsu Main Line for Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinetsu Main Line
Shirayuki, Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Nagaoka   Local   Oshikiri

History[edit]

The station in June 2009, before rebuilding

The station opened on 1 November 1915 as Jōoka Station (城岡駅?). It was renamed Kita-Nagaoka on 20 June 1951. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed in July 2014.[citation needed]

Surrounding area[edit]

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Coordinates: 37°28′07″N 138°51′45″E / 37.4685°N 138.8625°E / 37.4685; 138.8625