Shikishima Station

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Shikishima Station
敷島駅
ShikishimaStation.jpg
Shikishima Station, January 2005
Location Akagi-machi Shikishima 354-7, Shibukawa, Gunma
(群馬県渋川市赤城町敷島354-7)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
History
Opened 1924
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 364 daily

Shikishima Station (敷島駅 Shikishima-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Shibukawa, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Shikishima Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 27.5 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 connected to the station building by an overhead passage; however, only one side of the island platform is in use. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa and Takasaki
2  Jōetsu Line for Minakami, Nagaoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Shibukawa - Tsukuda

History[edit]

Shikishima 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. A new station building was completed in March 2003.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shikishima Onsen
  • Akagi Post Office

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°32′16″N 139°02′02″E / 36.5378°N 139.0340°E / 36.5378; 139.0340