Nagai Station (Osaka)

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Nagai Station
長居駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Sumiyoshi
Neighborhood etc. Nagaihigashi Yonchome
Postal code 558-0004
(in Japanese) 大阪市住吉区長居東4丁目
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Osaka Municipal Subway
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Nagai Station (長居駅, Nagai eki) is a railway station in Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station is served by the Hanwa Line of West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and the Midōsuji Line of Osaka Municipal Subway; the former uses elevated tracks and the latter uses underground tracks. The subway station is assigned the station number M26. Nagai is located south of Tennoji in Sumiyoshi-ku and maintains Nagai Park and Nagai Stadium, an international standard football stadium home to the J-League team Cerezo Osaka.

Layout[edit]

JR West Hanwa Line[edit]

JR West
Nagai Station
長居駅
JRW nagai.jpg
JR station building
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Sumiyoshi
Neighborhood etc. 3-52, Nagaihigashi Yonchome
Coordinates 34°36′40.01″N 135°30′45.35″E / 34.6111139°N 135.5125972°E / 34.6111139; 135.5125972 (Nagai Station (JR West))
Postal code 558-0004
(in Japanese) 大阪市住吉区長居東4丁目3-52
History
Year opened 1929
Former name Rinnanji-mae Station
Present name since 1944
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Hanwa Line

This station is administrated by Sakaishi Station. When it was located on the ground level, Nagai Station had two island platforms serving 2 tracks each. The station is currently elevated (northbound in 2004, southbound in 2006) and has two side platforms serving a track each. Ticket gate is located in the north under the platforms and tracks.

1 Hanwa Line for Ōtori, Hineno and Wakayama
2 Hanwa Line for Tennōji

Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line[edit]

Osaka Municipal Subway
Nagai Station
長居駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Sumiyoshi
Neighborhood etc. 6-5, Nagaihigashi Yonchome
Coordinates 34°36′34.35″N 135°30′49.37″E / 34.6095417°N 135.5137139°E / 34.6095417; 135.5137139 (Nagai station (Osaka Municipal Subway))
Postal code 558-0004
(in Japanese) 大阪市住吉区長居東4丁目6-5
History
Year opened 1960
Rail services
Station number(s) M26
Operator(s) Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Midōsuji Line

The station has two side platforms serving two tracks on the second basement. Ticket gates are located in the north and the south on the first basement.

1 Midosuji Line for Abiko and Nakamozu
2 Midosuji Line for Tennōji, Namba, Umeda and Senri-Chūō

Surroundings[edit]

Nagai Park[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Osaka Gakugei Senior High School
  • Osaka Gakugei Secondary School
  • Osaka Municipal Nagai Elementary School
  • Osaka Municipal Abiko Junior High School

Shopping and Finance[edit]

  • Supermarket Life Nagai
  • Kansai Super Nagai
  • Nagai Hondori Shotengai
  • The Kinki Osaka Bank Nagai Branch
  • The Senshu-Ikeda Bank Nagai Branch
  • The Juso Shinkin Bank Nagai Branch
  • Japan Post Group
    • Sumiyoshi Nagai Post Office
    • Sumiyoshi Nagai-4 Post Office
    • Sumiyoshi Nagai-higashi Post Office

Buses[edit]

Subway Nagai (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
Nagainishi Nichome (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
  • Route 24 for Sumiyoshi Shako-mae / for Minami-Nagai
  • Route 40 for Sumiyoshi Shako-mae / for Deto Bus Terminal

History[edit]

  • 1929-07-18 - Rinnanji-mae Station (臨南寺前駅?) on Hanwa Electric Railway opened.
  • 1940-12-01 - Hanwa Electric Railway became the Yamanote Line of Nankai Railway.
  • 1944-05-01 - Yamanote Line was nationalized and became the Hanwa Line. Rinnanji-mae Station was renamed Nagai Station.
  • 1960-07-01 - Nagai Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line opened.
  • 2004-10-16- Hanwa Line northbound station was elevated.
  • 2006-05-21 - Hanwa Line southbound station was elevated.

Stations next to Nagai[edit]

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Hanwa Line
Tsurugaoka   Local   Abikochō
Regional Rapid Service: no stop
B Rapid Service: no stop
Direct Rapid Service: no stop
Rapid Service: no stop
Kansai Airport Rapid Service: no stop
Kishuji Rapid Service: no stop
Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line (M26)
Nishitanabe (M25) - Abiko (M27)

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