Urasa Station

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Urasa Station

Urasa Station East Exit 20040912.jpg
Urasa Station East Entrance in September 2004
Location719-2 Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata-ken
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Platforms2 side + 2 island platforms
Other information
Opened1 September 1923
Passengers (FY2015)1,444 (daily)
Urasa Station is located in Japan
Urasa Station
Urasa Station
Location within Japan

Urasa Station (浦佐駅, Urasa-eki) is a railway station in Minamiuonuma, Niigata, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Urasa Station is a station on the Joetsu Shinkansen high-speed line and also the Joetsu Line. It is located 123.9 kilometers from the starting point of the Joetsu Line at Takasaki and 198.6 kilometers from Ōmiya.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a two island platforms serving the local Joetsu Line and two elevated opposed side platforms serving the Joetsu Shinkansen. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1  Joetsu Line for Nagaoka and Niigata
2/3  Joetsu Line (not normally used)
4  Joetsu Line for Echigo-Yuzawa and Minakami
11  Joetsu Shinkansen for Nagaoka and Niigata
12  Joetsu Shinkansen for Echigo-Yuzawa and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Joetsu Shinkansen
Echigo-Yuzawa Nagaoka
Joetsu Line
Itsukamachi Local Yairo


Urasa Station opened on 1 September 1923. Shinkansen operations commenced from 15 November 1982. 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 1,444 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  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.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°10′02″N 138°55′21″E / 37.167152°N 138.922619°E / 37.167152; 138.922619