Maekawa Station

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Maekawa Station
前川駅
Maekawa sta.jpg
Maekawa Station, June 2009
Location Kamimaejima-machii, Nagaoka-shi, Niigata-ken 940-1144
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shin'etsu Main Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1415
History
Opened 15 August 1964
Location
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).

Lines[edit]

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.

Platforms[edit]

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

History[edit]

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