Shirasawa Station (Akita)

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Shirasawa Station
Shirasawa Station (Nov 4, 2006)
Location 62 Shirasawa, Ōdate, Akita
Operated by East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Opened 1899

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


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.


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: Does not stop at this station
Ōdate   Ōu Main Line   Jimba


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]

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