Gala-Yuzawa Station

Gala-Yuzawa Station

Gala-Yuzawa Station (ガーラ湯沢駅 Gāra-yuzawa-eki?) is a seasonal railway station in Yuzawa, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines

The station is served by the Gala-Yuzawa Line from Echigo-Yuzawa Station, and forms the only station on this 1.8 km branch line. Services are classed as "Limited express", although they are actually extensions of Jōetsu Shinkansen Tanigawa services. The station is open to passengers only during the winter ski season, usually from mid-December until April.

Layout

The station consists of an island platform serving two tracks.[1]

History

The station opened on 20 December 1990.[1]

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Gala-Yuzawa Line
Echigo-Yuzawa Tanigawa Terminus

References

External links

  • JR East station information (Japanese)
  • Gala Yuzawa Snow Resort website (English)

Coordinates: 36°57′02″N 138°47′58″E / 36.950483°N 138.799478°E / 36.950483; 138.799478