Kyōgase Station

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Kyōgase Station
Kyogase 20040711.jpg
Kyōgase Station, July 2004
Location 453 Kogawara, Agano-shi, Niigata
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Opened 1962
Kyōgase Station is located in Japan
Kyōgase Station
Kyōgase Station
Location within Japan

Kyōgase Station (京ヶ瀬駅?, Kyōgase-eki) is a railway station in Agano, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kyōgase Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is 6.1 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level opposed side platforms serving two tracks with the platforms connected by a footbridge. However, only one of the platforms is normally in use, and serves bi-directional traffic. The station is unattended.


1  Uetsu Main Line for Niitsu
for Shibata, Murakami
2  Uetsu Main Line (siding)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Niitsu   Local   Suibara


Kyōgase Station opened on 30 September 1943 as a signal stop. It became a full station on 1 April 1962. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in a rural area, surrounded by rice fields. There are few buildings nearby.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°49′3.57″N 139°10′41.96″E / 37.8176583°N 139.1783222°E / 37.8176583; 139.1783222