Minakami Station

Minakami Station in January 2021
General information
Location96 Kanosawa, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma-ken 379–1611
Coordinates36°46′46″N 138°58′08″E / 36.7795°N 138.9690°E / 36.7795; 138.9690
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Jōetsu Line
Distance59.1 km from Takasaki
Platforms1 side + 1 island platforms
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened30 October 1928; 94 years ago (1928-10-30)
FY2019341 daily
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
towards Ueno
Minakami Terminus
towards Takasaki
Jōetsu Line Yubiso
towards Nagaoka
Minakami Station is located in Gunma Prefecture
Minakami Station
Minakami Station
Location within Gunma Prefecture
Minakami Station is located in Japan
Minakami Station
Minakami Station
Minakami Station (Japan)

Minakami Station (水上駅, Minakami-eki) is a passenger railway station in the town of Minakami, Gunma, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Minakami Station is served by the Jōetsu Line. Seasonal Minakami limited express and Rapid services operate to and from Ueno Station in Tokyo. It is located 59.1 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Takasaki.

Station layout

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform, serving a total of three tracks, connected by a footbridge. The station is staffed.


View from platform 1, August 2008
1  Jōetsu Line for Shin-Maebashi and Takasaki
2  Jōetsu Line for Doai and Nagaoka
for Shin-Maebashi and Takasaki
3  Jōetsu Line Additional platform


The station entrance in July 2010 before rebuilding

The station opened on 30 October 1928.[1] Upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, it came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 341 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. ^ a b 各駅情報(水上駅) [Station Information (Minakami Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
  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 2 August 2020.

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