Niigata University Station

新潟大学前駅
South side of Niigata University Station in July 2004
Location4-15-20 Sakaisunayama, Nishi-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata-ken 950-2044
Japan
Coordinates37°52′09″N 138°57′18″E / 37.8693°N 138.955°E / 37.8693; 138.955Coordinates: 37°52′09″N 138°57′18″E / 37.8693°N 138.955°E / 37.8693; 138.955
Elevation16.6 m[1]
Operated by
JR East
Line(s)Echigo Line
Distance72.3 km from Kashiwazaki
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Other information
StatusStaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened8 April 1984
Previous namesNiigatadaigakumae
Passengers
FY20173,011 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Uchino
towards Kashiwazaki
Echigo Line Terao
towards Niigata
Location
Niigata University Station
Niigata University Station
Location within JR Echigo Line
Niigata University Station
Niigata University Station
Niigata University Station (Japan)

Niigata University Station (新潟大学前駅, Niigata Daigaku-mae-eki) is a train station on the Echigo Line in Nishi-ku, Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Niigata University Station is served by the Echigo Line, and is 72.3 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Kashiwazaki Station.[2]

Layout

The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track.

Suica farecard can be used at this station.[3]

History

The station opened on 8 April 1984.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 3011 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4]

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ Japan Railfan Club Niigata Branch, ed. (30 June 2015). 新潟県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版 [The databook of all railroad stations in Niigata (Revised edition)] (in Japanese). Japan: Niigata Nippo Jigyousha Corp. p. 115. ISBN 978-4-86132-606-6.
  2. ^ a b c Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Japan: JTB. p. 599. ISBN 4-533-02980-9.
  3. ^ Suica>利用可能エリア>新潟エリア>拡大図 [Suica Area in Niigata] (in Japanese). Japan: JR East. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  4. ^ 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.