Shiroishi-Zaō Station

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Shiroishi-Zaō Station

白石蔵王駅
白石蔵王駅.jpg
Shiroishi-Zaō Station, August 2006
LocationOtakazawa Misawa Sakurada, Shiroishi-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-0213
Japan
Coordinates37°59′41″N 140°37′57″E / 37.994675°N 140.632596°E / 37.994675; 140.632596Coordinates: 37°59′41″N 140°37′57″E / 37.994675°N 140.632596°E / 37.994675; 140.632596
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)Shinkansen-E.pngTōhoku Shinkansen
Distance601.0 kilometers from Tokyo
Platforms1 side platform + 1 island platform
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened23 June 1982
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)862 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
toward Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen
toward Morioka
Location
Shiroishi-Zaō Station is located in Japan
Shiroishi-Zaō Station
Shiroishi-Zaō Station
Location within Japan

Shiroishi-Zaō Station (白石蔵王駅, Shiroishi-Zaō-eki) is a railway station on the Tohoku Shinkansen in the city of Shiroishi, Miyagi, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Shiroishi-Zaō Station is served by the Tohoku Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori, with one Yamabiko service stopping per hour (up to 2 or 3 times per hour at peak times) between Tokyo and Sendai. It is located 601.0 kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

Shiroishi-Zaō Station is an elevated station with one island platform and one side platform, with the station building located underneath. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms[edit]

1  Tohoku Shinkansen for Sendai, and Morioka
2  Tohoku Shinkansen for Utsunomiya and Tokyo
3  Tohoku Shinkansen (spare platform)

History[edit]

The station opened 23 June 1982. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 862 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

External links[edit]