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Nobeyama Station

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Elevation  1,345.67 m
Line(s)  ■ Koumi Line
Opened  29 November 1935
Operated by  JR East
Address  Japan
Nobeyama Station
Location  306 Nobeyama, Minamimaki-mura, Minamisaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-1305 Japan
Distance  23.4 km from Kobuchizawa
Platforms  1 side + 1 island platform
Similar  Koumi Station, Kiyosato Station, Kobuchizawa Station, Shinano‑Kawakami Station, Saku‑Uminokuchi Station

A trip to nobeyama station

Nobeyama Station (野辺山駅, Nobeyama-eki) is a railway station on the Koumi Line in the village of Minamimaki in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station is the highest JR station in Japan.



Nobeyama Station is served by the 78.9 km (49.0 mi) Koumi Line and is 23.4 km (14.5 mi) from the starting point of the line at Kobuchizawa Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform, serving three tracks, connected by a level crossing. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. A sign on the platform proclaims it to be the highest JR station in Japan, located at 1,345.67 m (4,414.9 ft) above sea level.


Nobeyama Station opened on 29 November 1935. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. The current station building was completed in March 1983.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 165 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding area

  • Nobeyama radio observatory
  • National Route 141
  • Nobeyama SL Land
  • References

    Nobeyama Station Wikipedia

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