|Location||398 Matsuida-machi Yokogawa, Annaka-shi, Gunma-ken 379-0301|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Shin'etsu Line|
|Distance||29.7 km from Takasaki|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||October 15, 1885|
The station has a two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge. There is a third track in the middle for through traffic.
|1/3||■ Shinetsu Main Line||for Takasaki|
Yokokawa Station opened on October 15, 1885 as the terminus of the governmental railway between Takasaki and Yokokawa. The station became an intermediate station of the railway connecting Takasaki and Niigata (later named the Shinetsu Main Line) when the Usui Pass section of the railway, connecting Yokokawa and Karuizawa, opened on April 1, 1893.
The Usui Pass section of the railway closed on October 1, 1997. Yokokawa Station has been the terminus of the line since then.
The former Yokokawa locomotive depot for bank engines used on the Usui Pass was transformed into the Usui Pass Railway Heritage Park, which exhibits the bank engines (JNR Class EF63 electric locomotives) and other rolling stock.
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 208 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- JR BUS KANTO Usui Line
- National Route 18
- Yokogawa Post Office
- Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory – JNR/JR] (in Japanese). Vol. II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 574. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.