Kyōgase Station

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Kyōgase Station
京ヶ瀬駅
Kyogase 20040711.jpg
Kyōgase Station, July 2004
Location 453 Kogawara, Agano-shi, Niigata
(新潟県阿賀野市小河原453
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
History
Opened 1962
Location
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).

Lines[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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.

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