Numata Station

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Numata Station
Numata station - building - b - aug 12 2014.jpg
The station entrance and forecourt, August 2014
Location 3155 Shimizu-chō, Numata, Gunma
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Joetsu Line
Opened 1924
Passengers (FY2013) 1,963 daily

Numata Station (沼田駅?, Numata-eki) is a railway station on the Joetsu Line in Numata, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Numata Station is a station on the Joetsu Line, and is located 41.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a single side platform and a single island platform, serving three tracks. The island platform (platforms 2 and 3) is connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Joetsu Line for Shibukawa and Takasaki
2/3  Joetsu Line for Minakami and Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joetsu Line
Iwamoto   Local   Gokan


Numata Station opened on 31 March 1924. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

An overview of Numata, with the station visible at the bottom left, August 2014

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Coordinates: 36°38′33″N 139°02′10″E / 36.6426°N 139.0360°E / 36.6426; 139.0360