Mikawa Station (Niigata)

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Mikawa Station
Mikawa station (Niigata).JPG
Mikawa Station, October 2010
Location Shirasaki, Aga-machi, Higashikambara-gun, Niigata-ken
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
Opened 1913
Previous names Shirosaki Station (until 1985)
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).


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


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