Shin-Shirakawa Station

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Shin-Shirakawa Station
新白河駅
JR Shinshirawaka sta 002.jpg
Station exterior, May 2011
Location
Prefecture Fukushima
(See other stations in Fukushima)
District Nishishirakawa
Village Nishigō
(in Japanese) 福島県西白河郡西郷村小田倉字道南
History
Year opened 1959
Former name Iwaki-Nishigō Station
Present name since 1982
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Tohoku Shinkansen
Tōhoku Main Line
Statistics 2,504 passengers/day (FY2011)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Shin-Shirakawa Station (新白河駅?) is a railway station in Nishigō, Fukushima, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Tohoku Shinkansen high-speed line and the Tohoku Main Line.

Station layout[edit]

The shinkansen section consists of two side platforms serving two tracks, with two centre tracks for non-stop passing trains. The Tohoku Main Line section of the station consists of one side platform and one island platform, serving three tracks.

The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 Tohoku Shinkansen for Ōmiya, Ueno, and Tokyo
4 Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai and Morioka
5 Tohoku Main Line for Kuroiso and Utsunomiya
6 Tohoku Main Line for Kuroiso and Utsunomiya
Tohoku Main Line for Shirakawa and Kōriyama
7 Tohoku Main Line for Shirakawa and Kōriyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tohoku Shinkansen
Nasu-Shiobara - Kōriyama
Tohoku Main Line
Shirasaka - Shirakawa

History[edit]

The station first opened as Iwaki-Nishigō Station on 7 April 1959.[2] On 23 June 1982, it was renamed Shin-Shirakawa Station, coinciding with the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 2,504 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 2,824[4]
2005 2,799[5]
2010 2,724[6]
2011 2,504[3]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅情報(新白河駅) [Station Information (Shin-Shirakawa Station)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 98. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [FY2011 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Fiscal 2000 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Fiscal 2005 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [FY2010 station passenger figures] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 37°07′24″N 140°11′20″E / 37.123199°N 140.188766°E / 37.123199; 140.188766