Sawa Station (Nagano)

Sawa Station

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Sawa Station in September 2009
General information
Location500 Nakaminawa, Minowa-machi, Kamiina-gun, Nagano 399-4601
Coordinates35°56′10″N 137°59′07″E / 35.9362°N 137.9854°E / 35.9362; 137.9854Coordinates: 35°56′10″N 137°59′07″E / 35.9362°N 137.9854°E / 35.9362; 137.9854
Elevation702 meters[citation needed]
Operated byJR logo (central).svg JR Central
Line(s)JR Central Iida Line.svg Iida Line
Distance189.7 km from Toyohashi
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
Opened16 March 1923
FY2016344 daily
Sawa Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Sawa Station
Sawa Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Sawa Station is located in Japan
Sawa Station
Sawa Station
Sawa Station (Japan)

Sawa Station (沢駅, Sawa-eki) is a railway station on the Iida Line in the town of Minowa, Kamiina District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).


Sawa Station is served by the Iida Line and is 189.7 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Toyohashi Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. There is no station building, but only a shelter built on top of the platform. The station is unattended.

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Iida Line
Ina-Matsushima   Rapid Misuzu   Haba
Ina-Matsushima   Local   Haba


Sawa Station opened on 16 March 1923. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central. The current station building was completed in 1996.[citation needed]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 344 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area

  • Minowa Kita Elementary School

See also


  1. ^ 83 JRの駅別乗車人員-1日平均 [Nagano Prefectural Statistics (Fiscal 2016) Section 84] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Nagano Prefecture. 2017.

External links

  • Sawa Station information (in Japanese)

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