Kawagishi Station

Kawagishi Station

川岸駅
Kawagishi stn.jpg
Kawagishi Station, August 2007
General information
Location3-15-25 Kawagishi, Okaya-shi, Nagano-ken 394-0045
Japan
Coordinates36°1′58.7″N 138°1′19.1″E / 36.032972°N 138.021972°E / 36.032972; 138.021972Coordinates: 36°1′58.7″N 138°1′19.1″E / 36.032972°N 138.021972°E / 36.032972; 138.021972
Elevation757.4 meters[1]
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened28 October 1923
Passengers
FY201191
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Tatsuno
towards Shiojiri
Chūō Line
Tatsuno Branch
Okaya
Terminus
Preceding station JR logo (central).svg JR Central Following station
Tatsuno
towards Iida
Iida Line
Rapid Misuzu
Okaya
Terminus
Tatsuno
One-way operation
Iida Line
Rapid
Tatsuno
towards Toyohashi
Iida Line
Local
Location
Kawagishi Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Kawagishi Station
Kawagishi Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Kawagishi Station is located in Japan
Kawagishi Station
Kawagishi Station
Kawagishi Station (Japan)

Kawagishi Station (川岸駅, Kawagishi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Okaya, Nagano Prefecture, Japan jointly operated by JR Central and JR East. It is managed by JR East.[1]

Lines

Kawagishi Station is served by the old route of Chūō Main Line (Okaya-Shiojiri branch) and is 3.5 kilometers from the branching point of the line at Okaya Station and 213.9 from the terminus at Tokyo Station.[1] A small number of trains on the Iida Line also continue past the nominal terminus of the line at Tatsuno to stop at this station and the following Okaya Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one ground-level island platform serving two tracks, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station is unattended.[1]

Platforms

station side  Chūō Main Line for Tatsuno and Ono
   Iida Line for Ina and Iida
opposite side  Chūō Main Line for Okaya, Kami-Suwa and Tokyo

History

The station opened on 28 October 1923.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. p. 60. ISBN 9784784071647.

External links

  • JR East station information (in Japanese)
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