Hirooka Station

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Hirooka Station
JR Hirooka sta 002.jpg
Hirooka Station, April 2014
Location 1640 Hirooka-Nomura, Shiojiri-shi, Nagano-ken 399-0702
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
Opened 10 July 1933
Passengers (FY2015) 2552 (daily)
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).


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.


1  Shinonoi Line for Matsumoto
2  Shinonoi Line for Shiojiri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Shinonoi Line
Shiojiri   Rapid   Murai
Shiojiri   -   Murai


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]


  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