Niekawa Station

Niekawa Station

Niekawa Station in October 2015
General information
LocationNiekawa, Shiojiri-shi, Nagano-ken 399-6301
Coordinates36°00′50″N 137°51′39″E / 36.0138°N 137.8609°E / 36.0138; 137.8609Coordinates: 36°00′50″N 137°51′39″E / 36.0138°N 137.8609°E / 36.0138; 137.8609
Elevation871.6 meters[1]
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Chuo Line.svg Chūō Main Line
Distance236.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
Opened1 December 1909; 112 years ago (1909-12-01)
FY2015108 daily
Niekawa Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Niekawa Station
Niekawa Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Niekawa Station is located in Japan
Niekawa Station
Niekawa Station
Niekawa Station (Japan)
Niekawa Station platforms

Niekawa Station (贄川駅, Niekawa-eki) is a railway station of the Chūō Main Line, Central Japan Railway Company in the city of Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.


Niekawa Station is served by the JR Tōkai Chūō Main Line, and is located 236.2 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo and 160.7 kilometers from Nagoya.[1]


The station has one ground-level side platform and one island platform connected by a footbridge to the station building, which dates from the opening of the station. However, only one side of the island platform is in use. The station is unattended.[1]


1  Chūō Main Line For Shiojiri and Nagano
2  Chūō Main Line For Nakatsugawa and Nagoya

Adjacent stations

JR Central Chūō Main Line
Hideshio   Local   Kiso-Hirasawa


Niekawa Station was opened on 1 December 1909. On 1 April 1987, it became part of JR Tōkai.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 108 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. ^ a b c d 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. 178. ISBN 9784784071647.
  2. ^ 平成27年(2015年)長野県統計書 [Nagano Prefectural Statistics (Fiscal 2015)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Nagano Prefecture. 2017.

External links

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