Shiozawa Station

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Shiozawa Station
JR Shiozawa sta 001.jpg
Shiozawa Station, November 2013
Location 1229-2 Shioawa, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata
(新潟県南魚沼市塩沢1229-2 )
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Platforms 1 side + 1 island platforms
Opened 1923
Passengers (FY2015) 668
Shiozawa Station is located in Japan
Shiozawa Station
Shiozawa Station
Location within Japan

Shiozawa Station (塩沢駅 Shiozawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Minamiuonuma, Niigata, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Shiozawa Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 107.9 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a one ground-level side platform and one ground-level island platform connected by a footbridge; however, one side of the island platform is fenced off and is not in use.


1  Jōetsu Line for Minakami, Echigo-Yuzawa
3  Jōetsu Line for Nagaoka, Niigata

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joetsu Line
Jōetsu-Kokusai-Ski-jō-mae Local Muikamachi


The station opened on 18 November 1923. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 668 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Shiozawa Middle School
  • Shiozawa Commercial High School


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 

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Coordinates: 37°02′29″N 138°50′55″E / 37.04139°N 138.84861°E / 37.04139; 138.84861