Jūsō Station

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Jūsō Station
十三駅
Juso stn west-exit.JPG
West gate of Jūsō Station
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Yodogawa
Neighborhood etc. Juso-higashi Nichome
Coordinates 34°43′11.61″N 135°28′58.05″E / 34.7198917°N 135.4827917°E / 34.7198917; 135.4827917Coordinates: 34°43′11.61″N 135°28′58.05″E / 34.7198917°N 135.4827917°E / 34.7198917; 135.4827917
(in Japanese) 大阪市淀川区十三東二丁目
History
Year opened 1910
Rail services
Station number(s) HK-03
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Line(s) Hankyu Takarazuka Main Line
Hankyu Kobe Main Line
Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Jūsō Station (十三駅 Jūsō eki?) is a railway station in Jūsō, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway. The six-track trunk line from Umeda Station diverges into the three double tracks of the Hankyu Kobe Line, the Hankyu Kyoto Line and the Hankyu Takarazuka Line at this station.

Station layout[edit]

This station has two island platforms and two side platforms serving six tracks on the ground level, enabling to change trains from the Kobe Line for Umeda to the Takarazuka Line for Takarazuka and Minoo on one island platform between Tracks 2 and 3, and from the Takarazuka Line for Umeda to the Kyoto Line for Kyoto (Kawaramachi, Arashiyama) and Kita-Senri on another island platform between Tracks 4 and 5.

There is a returning track in the south of the station between the Kobe Line and the Takarazuka Line. The track is used for the trains for the Kobe Line and the Takarazuka Line running to and from Shojaku Workshop for maintenance, and for seasonal trains running between Kobe or Takarazuka and Arashiyama via the Kobe Line and the Kyoto Line.


1 Kobe Line for Nishinomiya-kitaguchi, Kobe (Kobe-sannomiya, Shinkaichi) and Nigawa
2 Kobe Line for Umeda (Local trains stop at Nakatsu)
3 Takarazuka Line for Takarazuka, Ishibashi, Minoo, Kawanishi-noseguchi and the Nose Railway line (Nissei Chūō)
4 Takarazuka Line for Umeda (Semi-express trains and local trains stop at Nakatsu)
5 Kyoto Line for Takatsuki-shi, Kyoto (Kawaramachi), Arashiyama and Kita-Senri
6 Kyoto Line to Umeda (No trains stop at Nakatsu)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kobe Main Line
Nakatsu (HK-02)   Local   Kanzakigawa (HK-04)
Umeda (HK-01)   Semi-Express (from Takarazuka for Umeda via the Imazu Line)   Tsukaguchi (HK-06)
Umeda (HK-01)   Express
Rapid Express
Commutation Express
  Tsukaguchi (HK-06)
Umeda (HK-01)   Limited Express   Nishinomiya-kitaguchi (HK-08)
Umeda (HK-01)   Commutation Limited Express   Tsukaguchi (HK-06)
Awaji (Kyoto Line, HK-63)   Limited Express "Atago", "Togetsu"   Tsukaguchi (HK-06)
Takarazuka Main Line
Nakatsu (HK-02)   Local   Mikuni (HK-41)
Nakatsu (HK-02)   Semi-Express (from Takarazuka for Umeda via the Takarazuka Line)   Sone (HK-44)
Umeda (HK-01)   Commutation Semi-Express   Toyonaka (HK-46)
Umeda (HK-01)   Express
Commutation Express
  Toyonaka (HK-46)
Umeda (HK-01)   Limited Express (Nissei Express)   Ishibashi (HK-48)
Kyoto Main Line
Umeda (HK-01)   Local   Minamikata (HK-61)
Umeda (HK-01)   Semi-Express   Minamikata (HK-61)
Umeda (HK-01)   Rapid Service   Minamikata (HK-61)
Umeda (HK-01)   Rapid Express   Awaji (HK-63)
Umeda   Limited Express
Limited Express "Kyo-Train", "Sagano"
  Awaji (HK-63)
Umeda (HK-01)   Commutation Limited Express   Ibaraki-shi (HK-69)
Tsukaguchi (Kobe Line, HK-06)   Limited Express "Atago", "Togetsu"   Awaji (HK-63)

History[edit]

The station opened on March 10, 1910, as a stop on the Takarazuka Line. The Kobe and Kyoto Lines were later constructed.

Surrounding area[edit]

The area surrounding the station is an extensive shopping and entertainment district. Juso is a transfer station linking Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe. Several shops and restaurants serving transferring passengers are located inside the station.

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