Sekiya Station

関屋駅
South side of Sekiya Station, August 2016
Location2-2-1 Sekiya-Okawa-mae, Chūō-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata-ken 951-814
Japan
Coordinates37°54′21″N 139°00′54″E / 37.90583°N 139.01500°E / 37.90583; 139.01500Coordinates: 37°54′21″N 139°00′54″E / 37.90583°N 139.01500°E / 37.90583; 139.01500
Operated by
JR East
Line(s) Echigo Line
Distance79.2 km from Kashiwazaki
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
Websitewww.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=907
History
Opened15 November 1913
Passengers
FY20151,938 daily
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Aoyama
towards Kashiwazaki
Echigo Line Hakusan
towards Niigata
Location
Sekiya Station
Sekiya Station
Location within JR Echigo Line
Sekiya Station
Sekiya Station
Sekiya Station (Japan)

Sekiya Station (関屋駅, Sekiya-eki) is a train station in Chūō-ku, Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

Sekiya Station is served by the Echigo Line, and is 79.2 kilometers from terminus of the line at Kashiwazaki.

Station layout

The gate, August 2016
The gate, August 2016

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks, with the station situated above the tracks.

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office. Suica farecard can be used at this station.[1]

Platforms

1  Echigo Line for Uchino and Yoshida
2  Echigo Line for Niigata


History

The station opened on 15 November 1913. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1939 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

References

  1. ^ 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.
  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.