Shibata Station (Niigata)

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Shibata Station

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Shibata Station in September 2017
Location1 Suwa-cho, Shibata-shi, Niigata-ken 957-0055
Coordinates37°56′38.4″N 139°20′5.3″E / 37.944000°N 139.334806°E / 37.944000; 139.334806Coordinates: 37°56′38.4″N 139°20′5.3″E / 37.944000°N 139.334806°E / 37.944000; 139.334806
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Distance26.0 km from Niitsu
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened2 September 1912
Passengers (FY2017)3,595 daily
Shibata Station is located in JR Hakushin Line
Shibata Station
Shibata Station
Location within JR Hakushin Line
Shibata Station is located in Japan
Shibata Station
Shibata Station
Shibata Station (Japan)

Shibata Station (新発田駅, Shibata-eki) is a railway station in the city of Shibata, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Shibata Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is 26.0 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niitsu Station. It is also served by the Hakushin Line and is 27.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Niigata Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform connected by an underground passage. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


0  Hakushin Line for Toyosaka, and Niigata
1  Uetsu Main Line for Nakajō, Sakata, and Akita
2  Hakushin Line for Toyosaka and Niigata
3  Uetsu Main Line for Suibara and Niitsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Through to Hakushin Line Inaho
Nakaura Local Kaji
Hakushin Line
Toyosaka Inaho
Through to Uetsu Main Line
Nishi-Shibata Local Terminus


The station opened on 2 September 1912.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 3,595 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b JR East station information. Retrieved on 3 October 2008. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.

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