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Echigo Tokimeki Railway


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Echigo Tokimeki Myōkō Haneuma

Nihonkai Hisui

Echigo Tokimeki えちごトキめき鉄道  Echigo Tokimeki Tetsudō     Echigo Tokimeki Railway
Main owner: Niigata prefecture (98.38%)

Myōkō Haneuma 妙高はねうまライン Non JR railway      1067 mm     1500V DC
Read more about the line in English Wikipedia: Echigo Tokimeki Railway

Opened1886 - 1888Owner change2015JR > Echigo Tokimeki RailwayTracksSingle track


Line name change2015Shinetsu Hon (Main) > Myōkō Haneuma
The line was until 2015 a part of JR Shinetsu hon/main line. When Hokuriku Shinkansen opened, the line was transferred to a non-JR company.
Nihongi: The station is a switch-back station, i.e the station is at a side track and the trains have to go in to the station, reverse back to the line and then continue.
MapsKmStation name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0 Myōkōkōgen妙高高原みょうこうこうげん Shinano: Kita-Shinano >Nagano
Myōkō-shi Niigata
6.4 Sekiyama関山せきやま
14.7 Nihongi二本木にほんぎ
Jōetsu-shi
21.0 Arai新井あらい
Myōkō-shi
23.9 Kita-Arai北新井きたあらい
27.3 Jōetsu-Myōkō
Ex Wakinoda
上越妙高じょうえつみょうこう JR East: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Takasaki
JR West: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Kanazawa
Jōetsu-shi
29.0 Minami-Takada南高田みなみたかだ
31.0 Takada高田たかだ
34.9 Kasugayama春日山かすがやま
37.7 Naoetsu直江津なおえつ Echigo Tokimeki: Nihonkai Hisui >Ichiburi
Hokuetsu: Hokuhoku* >Echigo-Yuzawa
JR East: Shinetsu hon >Niigata

Nihonkai Hisui 日本海ひすいライン Non JR railway      1067 mm     
Read more about the line in English Wikipedia: Echigo Tokimeki Railway

Traction20 kV 60 Hz ACIchiburi - Itoigawa
1500V DCItoigawa - Naoetsu

Opened1911 - 1913TracksDouble track
The line was until 2015 a part of JR Hokuriku hon/main line. When Hokuriku Shinkansen opened, the line was transferred to a non-JR company.
MapsKmStation name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0 Ichiburi市振いちぶり Ainokaze Toyama: Ainokaze Toyama Tetsudō >Tonari - Toyama
Itoigawa-shi Niigata
8.6 Oyashirazu親不知おやしらず
13.9 Ōmi青海おうみ
20.5 Itoigawa糸魚川いといがわ JR West: Hokuriku Shinkansen >Takasaki >Kanazawa
JR West: Ōito >Minami-Otari
22.1 Echigo-Oshiage-Hisuikaiganえちご押上ひすい海岸えちごおしあげひすいかいがん
24.8 Kajiyashiki梶屋敷かじやしき
28.3 Uramoto浦本うらもと
33.4 能生のう
40.9 Tsutsuishi筒石つついし
45.1 Nadachi名立なだち
Jōetsu-shi
49.3 Arimagawa有間川ありまがわ
52.7 Tanihama谷浜たにはま
59.3 Naoetsu直江津なおえつ Echigo Tokimeki: Myōkō Haneuma >Myōkōkōgen
Hokuetsu: Hokuhoku* >Echigo-Yuzawa
JR East: Shinetsu hon >Naoetsu >Niigata


This page is updated Apr 13, 2021