Sanjō Station (Kyoto)

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Sanjo Station
三条駅
Keihan Sanjo Station Building.jpg
Station building (railway facilities are underground)
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
City Kyoto
Ward Higashiyama
Neighborhood etc. Gokencho
Coordinates 35°0′32.81″N 135°46′20.19″E / 35.0091139°N 135.7722750°E / 35.0091139; 135.7722750Coordinates: 35°0′32.81″N 135°46′20.19″E / 35.0091139°N 135.7722750°E / 35.0091139; 135.7722750
(in Japanese) 京都市東山区五軒町
History
Year opened 1915
Rail services
Station number(s) KH40
Operator(s) Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s) Keihan Main Line
Oto Line
Central gate
Station layout

Gion-Shijo

4 3 2 1

Jingu-Marutamachi

Keishin Line station before its closure in 1997

Sanjō Station (三条駅 Sanjō-eki?) is the main Keihan Electric Railway station in Kyoto. It connects with Sanjo Keihan Station on the Kyoto Subway Tozai Line. It was opened for service on October 27, 1915, and has been in service ever since. Sanjo Station is located in the Higashiyama Ward, in Kyoto City. The station offers quick access to the Gion district and the main shopping district on Sanjo-dori.

Lines[edit]

The station was also a terminal of the Keishin Line, which was replaced by the Tōzai Line subway in 1997.

Layout[edit]

There are two island platforms with four tracks under Kawabata Dori.

1, 2 north-eastbound
(Ōtō Line)
for Demachiyanagi
3, 4 south-westbound
(Keihan Line)
for Chūshojima, Hirakatashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihan Electric Railway (KH40)
Keihan Main Line, Ōtō Line
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Local   Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijo (Keihan Line, KH39)   Sub Express
Commuter Sub Express for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima (in the morning on weekdays)
  Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijo (Keihan Line, KH39)   Express   Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Rapid Express
Commuter Rapid Express for Nakanoshima (in the morning on weekdays)
  Demachiyanagi (Ōtō Line, KH42)
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Limited Express   Demachiyanagi (Ōtō Line, KH42)

Station Area[edit]