Nasushiobara Station

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Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station in August 2009
Location Ōharama, Nasushiobara, Tochigi
Operated by JR East
Connections Bus stop
Opened 24 November 1898
Previous names Higashi-Nasuno (until 1982)
Passengers (FY2014) 5,069 daily[1]
Nasushiobara Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Nasushiobara Station is located in Japan
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station
Nasushiobara Station (Japan)

Nasushiobara Station (那須塩原駅, Nasushiobara-eki) is a railway station in Nasushiobara, Tochigi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Nasushiobara Station is served by both the Utsunomiya Line (Tohoku Main Line) and the high-speed Tohoku Shinkansen, and lies 157.8 kilometers from the starting point of both lines at Tokyo.

Station layout[edit]

This station has two elevated side platforms with the station building underneath for Tohoku Shinkansen services, and two ground-level island platforms serving three tracks for Utsunomiya Line services. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1,2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai, Morioka, and Yamagata
5  Tohoku Shinkansen for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
7  Utsunomiya Line for Kuroiso
8  Utsunomiya Line for Kuroiso
for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
9  Utsunomiya Line for Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Shinkansen
Utsunomiya   Yamabiko   Shin-Shirakawa
Utsunomiya   Nasuno   Shin-Shirakawa
Utsunomiya Line
Nishi-Nasuno   Commuter Rapid   Kuroiso
Nishi-Nasuno   Rapid   Kuroiso
Nishi-Nasuno   Local   Kuroiso


Higashi-Nasuno Station in the 1970s

The station opened on November 24, 1898, originally named Higashi-Nasuno Station (東那須野駅). From October 12, 1909, the station became part of the Tohoku Main Line.[citation needed]

On June 23, 1982, the Tohoku Shinkansen opened, and the station was renamed Nasushiobara.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [FY2014 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°55′54″N 140°01′14″E / 36.931678°N 140.020666°E / 36.931678; 140.020666