Mikawa Station (Niigata)

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Mikawa Station
三川駅
Mikawa station (Niigata).JPG
Mikawa Station, October 2010
Location Shirasaki, Aga-machi, Higashikambara-gun, Niigata-ken
Japan
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Ban'etsu West Line
Platforms 1 side platform
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1455
History
Opened 1913
Previous names Shirosaki Station (until 1985)
Location
Mikawa Station is located in Japan
Mikawa Station
Mikawa Station
Location within Japan

Mikawa Station (三川駅, Mikawa-eki) is a railway station in Aga, Higashikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Mikawa Station is served by the Ban'etsu West Line, and is 144.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kōriyama.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single side platform serving one bi-directional track. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Banetsu West Line
Tsugawa Banetsu Monogatari Sakihana
Tsugawa Agano Sakihana
Tsugawa Local Igashima

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 June 1913 as Shirosaki Station (白崎駅). It was renamed to its present name on 14 March 1985. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°42′30″N 139°22′53″E / 37.70833°N 139.38139°E / 37.70833; 139.38139