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Kashiwazaki Station

Kashiwazaki Station in July 2018
Location1 Ekimae, Kashiwazaki-shi, Niigata-ken 945-0055
Coordinates37°21′48″N 138°33′23″E / 37.3634°N 138.5564°E / 37.3634; 138.5564Coordinates: 37°21′48″N 138°33′23″E / 37.3634°N 138.5564°E / 37.3634; 138.5564
Operated by
Distance36.3 from Naoetsu
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Opened1 August 1897
1,623 (FY2017)
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
towards Naoetsu
Shirayuki Nagaoka
towards Niigata
Shin'etsu Main Line
towards Niigata
Shin'etsu Main Line
towards Niigata
Terminus Echigo Line Higashi-Kashiwazaki
towards Niigata
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station
Location within JR Shinetsu Main Line
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station (JR Echigo Line)
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station
Kashiwazaki Station (Japan)

Kashiwazaki Station (柏崎駅, Kashiwazaki-eki) is a railway station in the city of Kashiwazaki, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is also a freight terminal for the Japan Freight Railway Company.


Kashiwazaki Station is served by both the Shinetsu Main Line and the Echigo Line. It is 36.3 kilometers from the terminus of the Shinetsu Main Line at Naoetsu, and forms the terminus of the Echigo Line.

Station layout

The station consists of two island platforms, serving four tracks, connected by a footbridge. The two-story station building has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


0  Echigo Line for Yoshida and Niigata
1  Shinetsu Main Line passing track
2  Shinetsu Main Line for Nagaoka and Niigata
3  Shinetsu Main Line for Naoetsu


Kashiwazaki Station opened on 1 August 1897.[1] A new station building was completed in October 1967.[citation needed] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[1]

Surrounding area

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1,623 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. p. 584. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.