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Bunsui Station

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Operated by  JR East
Platforms  2 side platforms
Opened  28 December 1912
Line(s)  ■ Echigo Line
Address  Japan
Tracks  2
Bunsui Station
Location  Bunsui Sakuramachi, Tsubame-shi, Niigata-ken 959-0130 Japan
Website  www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1394
Previous names  Jizodo Station (to 1983)
Similar  Yoshida Station, Aōzu Station, Kita‑Yoshida Station, Minami‑Yoshida Station, Teradomari Station

Bunsui Station (分水駅, Bunsui-eki) is a railway station in Tsubame, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Lines

Bunsui Station is served by the Echigo Line, and is 41.5 kilometers from terminus of the line at Kashiwazaki.

Station layout

The station consists of two ground-level side platforms serving two tracks. However, one of the platforms is not normally used. The platforms are connected by an underground passageway. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

History

The station opened on 28 December 1912 as Jizodo Station (地蔵堂駅, Jizo-do-eki). It was renamed to its present name on 1 April 1983. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. A new station building was completed March 2000.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 552 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding area

  • Bunsui Post Office
  • References

    Bunsui Station Wikipedia


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