Hokuriku Main Line

The Hokuriku Main Line (Japanese北 陆 本 线, Hokuriku Honsen ) is a Japanese railway line, which in the Shiga Prefecture and Naoetsu runs between the stations Maibara in Niigata Prefecture and the West Japan Railway Company ( JR West ) is operated.

By the railway accident Oyashirazu on February 3, 1922 87 people lost their lives.


  • Length: 356.5 km
  • Gauge: 1067 mm
  • Number of stations: 78