Kitayama Rail Pages
Hokuetsu Express


Hokuetsu 北越急行  Hokuetsu Kyūkō     Hokuetsu Express
Main owners: Niigata prefecture (54.84%), Jōetsu city (13.18%), Tokamachi city (10.33%), Daichi bank (5.00%), Hokuetsu bank (3.33%), Tohoku Electric Power (3.33%)

Hokuhoku ほくほく線 Non JR railway      1067 mm     1500V DC

You can find a Kitayama Rail Map for this line on this page: Niigata

Opened1997, March 22Maximum speed160 km/h for Ltd Express trains
TracksSingle track110 km/hfor Rapid and Local trains
The maximum speed, 160 km/h, is the highest in Japan on a non-Shinkansen line.
MapsKmStops
L
Stops
R
Stops
CR
Station name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
-17.6 ●▽●▼●▼Echigo-Yuzawa越後湯沢えちごゆざわ JR East: Jōetsu >Takasaki
JR East: Jōetsu Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Niigata
JR East: Jōetsu Shinkansen >Gala Yuzawa
Yuzawa-machi Niigata
-3.9

Shiozawa塩沢しおざわ
Minamiuonuma-shi
0.0 ●▼
Muikamachi六日町むいかまち JR East: Jōetsu >Nagaoka
Minamiuonuma-shi Niigata
3.6

Uonuma-Kyūryō魚沼丘陵うおぬまきゅうりょう
12.2

Misashima美佐島みさしま
Tōkamachi-shi
14.4

Shinzaしんざしんざ
15.9 Tōkamachi十日町とおかまち JR East: Iiyama >Nagano >Echigo-Kawaguchi
29.2
Matsudaiまつだいまつだい
38.6
Hokuhoku-Ōshimaほくほく大島ほくほくおおしま
Jōetsu-shi
44.8 ●△
Mushigawa-Ōsugi虫川大杉むしがわおおすぎ
46.8
Uragawaraうらがわらうらがわら
51.7

Ōike-Ikoinomori大池いこいの森おおいけいこいのもり
53.6
Kubikiくびきくびき
59.5 ●△
Saigata犀潟さいがた JR East: Shinetsu hon >Niigata
63.9
Kuroi黒井くろい
Jōetsu-shi Niigata
66.6 ●▲●▲●▲Naoetsu直江津なおえつ ETR: Myōkō Haneuma >Myōkōkōgen
ETR: Nihonkai Hisui >Ichiburi
The stopping pattern, as well as the origin/destination station(s), for the different train types is shown above.
The code in the header matches the stop mark code in the service type table below.
◔ Some trains stop here ◕ Almost all trains stop here ● All trains stop here ▼ All/Many trains originate here
▽ Some trains originate here ▲ All/Many trains terminate here △ Some trains terminate here

Other lines used by this service
Service types / Traffic Pattern
Accurate at: Mar 6, 2017
TypeNameStop
mark
Origin - Destination
LocalFutsū普通

L Echigo-Yuzawa - Naoetsu
RapidKaisoku快速

R Echigo-Yuzawa - Naoetsu
Cho RapidChō kaisoku超快速
Snow Rabbit (Sunō Rabitto)
スノーラビット
CR Echigo-Yuzawa - Naoetsu (- Arai)


This page is updated Mar 11, 2017