Maekawa Station

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Maekawa Station
Maekawa sta.jpg
Maekawa Station, June 2009
Location Kamimaejima-machii, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 940-1144
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shin'etsu Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Opened 15 August 1964
Maekawa Station is located in Japan
Maekawa Station
Maekawa Station
Location within Japan

Maekawa Station (前川駅, Maekawa-eki) is a railway station in Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Maekawa Station is served by the Shin'etsu Main Line and is 67.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Naoetsu Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two ground-level opposed side platforms connected by an underground passage. The station is unattended.


East  Shin'etsu Main Line for Kashiwazaki, Naoetsu
West  Shin'etsu Main Line for Nagaoka, Niigata

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shin'etsu Main Line
Shirayuki, Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Raikōji   Local   Miyauchi


Maekawa Station opened on 15 August 1964. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Niigata Prefectural Driver's License Centre, Nagaoka branch

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°24′07″N 138°49′26″E / 37.4019°N 138.8238°E / 37.4019; 138.8238