Yagihara Station

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Yagihara Station
Yagihara Station, October 2006
Location Yagihara 1145, Shibukawa, Gunma
Operated by JR East
Opened 1921
Passengers (FY2013) 1,022 daily

Yagihara Station (八木原駅 Yagihara-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōetsu Line in Shibukawa, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Yagihara Station is a station on the Jōetsu Line, and is located 17.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki. Trains of the Agatsuma Line also stop at this station.

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 has a Midori no Madoguchi ticket office.


1  Jōetsu Line for Shibukawa and Minakami
 Agatsuma Line for Nakanojō, Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi
3  Jōetsu Line for Shin-Maebashi, Takasaki
 Agatsuma Line for Shin-Maebashi, Takasaki

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōetsu Line
Gumma-Sōja - Shibukawa


Yagihara Station opened on 1 July 1921. Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Furumaki Elementary School
  • Furumaki Junior High School
  • Shibukawa Yagihara Post Office
  • Japan National Route 17

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°27′50″N 139°01′09″E / 36.4639°N 139.0191°E / 36.4639; 139.0191