Shinano-Kawashima Station

Shinano-Kawashima Station

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Shinano-Kawashima Station, September 2009
General information
Location1061 Kawashima, Tatsuno-machi, Kamiina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-0512
Coordinates36°00′49″N 137°58′19″E / 36.0135°N 137.9720°E / 36.0135; 137.9720Coordinates: 36°00′49″N 137°58′19″E / 36.0135°N 137.9720°E / 36.0135; 137.9720
Elevation769.9 meters[1]
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Distance13.8 km from Okaya
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened1 April 1955
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
towards Shiojiri
Chūō Line
Tatsuno Branch
towards Okaya
Shinano-Kawashima Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Shinano-Kawashima Station
Shinano-Kawashima Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Shinano-Kawashima Station is located in Japan
Shinano-Kawashima Station
Shinano-Kawashima Station
Shinano-Kawashima Station (Japan)

Shinano-Kawashima Station (信濃川島駅, Shinano-Kawashima-eki) is a railway station in the town of Tatsuno Town, Kamiina District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Shinano-Kawashima Station is served by the old route of Chūō Main Line (Okaya-Shiojiri branch) and is 13.8 kilometers from the branching point of the line at Okaya Station and 224.2 kilometers from the terminus at Tokyo Station.[1]

Station layout

The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. The station does not have station building, but only a shelter on the platform. The station is unattended.[1]


Shinano-Kawashima Station opened on 1 April 1955.[1] 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 2011, the station was used by an average of 19 passengers daily (boarding passengers only) and was the least utilized of any station on the Chūō Main Line.[1]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f 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. 58. ISBN 9784784071647.

External links

Media related to Shinano-Kawashima Station at Wikimedia Commons

  • JR East station information (in Japanese)

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