Shiroishi-Zaō Station

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Shiroishi-Zaō Station

Shiroishi-Zaō Station, August 2006
LocationOtakazawa Misawa Sakurada, Shiroishi-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-0213
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
Other information
StatusStaffed ("Midori no Madoguchi")
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened23 June 1982
Passengers (FY2016)862 daily
Preceding station   JR East   Following station
toward Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen
toward Morioka
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).


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.


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


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]


  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.

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