Maibara Station

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Maibara Station
米原駅
Maibara-station-west-entrance 20110731.jpg
West side of the station
Location
Prefecture Shiga
(See other stations in Shiga)
City Maibara
History
Year opened 1889
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West, JR Central, Ohmi
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
Hokuriku Main Line
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Ohmi Railway Main Line
Shinkansen platforms

Maibara Station (米原駅 Maibara-eki?) is a railway station in Maibara, Shiga, Japan. It is the southern terminus of the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Hokuriku Main Line, and the boundary of control between JR West and JR Central over the Tōkaidō Main Line.

The station opened on July 1, 1889. Since 1987, its main operator has been JR West, although JR Central administers the Shinkansen tracks.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

JR[edit]

There are three island platforms with six tracks for the Tōkaidō Line and the Hokuriku Line. There are an island platform, a side platform with five tracks for the Tōkaidō Shinkansen.


2, 3 Biwako Line local trains, special rapid service, limited express and express for Kusatsu, Kyoto and Osaka

Kansai Airport limited express Haruka for Kansai Airport

5, 6, 7 Hokuriku Line local trains, special rapid for Tsuruga, Fukui and Kanazawa

limited express Shirasagi for Kanazawa and Toyama

7, 8 Tōkaidō Line local trains, rapid trains, new rapid trains, special rapid trains and limited express Shirasagi for Ogaki, Gifu and Nagoya

limited express Shinano for Matsumoto and Nagano
limited express Hida for Gero and Takayama

11 Tōkaidō Shinkansen Hikari and Kodama for Shin-Ōsaka, Okayama and Hiroshima
12 Tōkaidō Shinkansen Hikari and Kodama for Nagoya, Shin-Yokohama and Tokyo
13 Tōkaidō Shinkansen extra

Ohmi Railway[edit]

The Ohmi Railway station consists of one island platform serving two tracks.

1, 2 Main Line for Taga Taisha-mae, Yōkaichi, Ōmi-Hachiman and Kibukawa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Biwako Line (Tokaido Line)
Terminus   Local (3 doors)   Hikone
Terminus   Special Rapid Service   Hikone
Biwako Line (Hokuriku Line)
Terminus   Local   Sakata
Terminus   Special Rapid Service   Sakata
Tokaido Shinkansen
Gifu-Hashima - Kyoto
Tokaido Line
Samegai   Local   Terminus
Samegai   Semi Rapid (terminating only)   Terminus
Samegai   Rapid   Terminus
Samegai   New Rapid   Terminus
Samegai   Special Rapid   Terminus
Main Line
Terminus   Local   Fujitec-mae
Terminus   Rapid (terminating only)   Fujitec-mae

Coordinates: 35°18′51.05″N 136°17′25.76″E / 35.3141806°N 136.2904889°E / 35.3141806; 136.2904889