Shirasawa Station (Akita)

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Shirasawa Station
白沢駅
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Shirasawa Station (Nov 4, 2006)
Location
Prefecture Akita
(See other stations in Akita)
City Ōdate
Neighborhood etc. 62 Shirasawa
Postal code 017-0002
(in Japanese) 秋田県大館市白沢字白沢62
History
Year opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Ōu Main Line

Shirasawa Station (白沢駅 Shirasawa-eki?) is a JR East railway station located in Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Shirasawa Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 409.4 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Shirasawa Station consists of a single island platform and a single side platform serving three tracks. However, Platform 3 is not in use. The platforms are connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.

Platforms[edit]

1 Ōu Main Line for Higashi-Noshiro and Akita
2 Ōu Main Line for Ōdate and Hirosaki
3 Ōu Main Line not normally in service

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: no stop
Ōdate   Ōu Main Line   Jimba

History[edit]

Shirasawa Station was opened on June 21, 1899 a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving village of Yatate, Akita. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 40°20′18.38″N 140°35′30.54″E / 40.3384389°N 140.5918167°E / 40.3384389; 140.5918167