Ōoka Station

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Ōoka Station
大岡駅
Jr-ohoka-station.jpg
Entrance to Ōoka Station
Location 2477 Ōoka, Numazu, Shizuoka
(静岡県沼津市大岡2477)
Japan
Operated by JR Central
Line(s) Gotemba Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1946
Traffic
Passengers (FY2006) 1,022 daily

Ōoka Station (大岡駅, Ōoka-eki) is a railway station on the Gotemba Line in Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan, operated by the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

Lines[edit]

Ōoka Station is served by the Gotemba Line.

Station layout[edit]

Ōoka Station has a single side platform serving traffic in both directions. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a "Midori no Madoguchi" ticket office, but is manned only during daytime hours.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Gotemba Line
Shimo-Togari Local Numazu

History[edit]

Ōoka Station began as an unnamed rail siding constructed during the Pacific War to serve the numerous munitions plants located Ōoka district of Numazu. After the end of World War II, it was officially opened as a civilian train station on January 15, 1946. Regularly scheduled freight operations were suspended from 1971. Along with privatization and division of JNR, JR Central started operating the station on April 1, 1987.

References[edit]

  • Harris, Ken and Clarke, Jackie. Jane's World Railways 2008-2009. Jane's Information Group (2008). ISBN 0-7106-2861-7
  • Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 87. ISBN 4533029809. 

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Coordinates: 35°6′57″N 138°52′51″E / 35.11583°N 138.88083°E / 35.11583; 138.88083