[<< wikipedia] Shiraoka Station
Shiraoka Station (白岡駅, Shiraoka-eki) is a passenger railway station in the city of Shiraoka, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


== Lines ==
Shiraoka Station is served by the Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line) and the Shōnan-Shinjuku Line, and lies 43.5 kilometers from the starting point of the Tohoku Main Line at Tokyo.


== Station layout ==
This station has an elevated station building with one ground-level island platform and one ground-level side platform underneath, serving three tracks. The station is staffed.


=== Platforms ===


== History ==
Shiraoka Station opened on 11 February 1910. With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East. 


== Passenger statistics ==
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 12,854 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).


== Surrounding area ==
Shiraoka Central General Hospital
Kogukihisaizu Shrine
Shiraoka City Central Community Center


== See also ==
List of railway stations in Japan


== References ==


== External links ==
 Media related to Shiraoka Station at Wikimedia Commons

JR East station information (in Japanese)