Hirooka Station

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Hirooka Station
広丘駅
JR Hirooka sta 002.jpg
Hirooka Station, April 2014
Location 1640 Hirooka-Nomura, Shiojiri-shi, Nagano-ken 399-0702
Japan
Coordinates 36°08′54″N 137°56′59″E / 36.1482°N 137.9496°E / 36.1482; 137.9496
Elevation 664.5 meters
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Shinonoi Line
Distance 3.8 km from Shiojiri
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1343
History
Opened 10 July 1933
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015) 2552 (daily)
Location
Hirooka Station is located in Japan
Hirooka Station
Hirooka Station
Location within Japan

Hirooka Station (広丘駅 Hirooka-eki?) is a train station in the city of Shiojiri, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Hirooka Station is served by the Shinonoi Line and is 3.8 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shiojiri Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two opposed ground-level side platforms, connected to the station building by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto
2  Shinonoi Line for Shiojiri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinonoi Line
Shiojiri   Rapid   Murai
Shiojiri   -   Murai

History[edit]

Hirooka Station opened on 10 July 1933. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 2552 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 36°18′07″N 137°56′25″E / 36.3019°N 137.9403°E / 36.3019; 137.9403