Tanimachi Kyūchōme Station

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Tanimachi Kyūchōme Station
谷町九丁目駅
Tanimachi 9-chome Station 01.jpg
Central gate
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Tennoji
Neighborhood Ikutamamaemachi
Postal code 543-0072
Address in Japanese 大阪市天王寺区生玉前町
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°40′1.72″N 135°30′57.03″E / 34.6671444°N 135.5158417°E / 34.6671444; 135.5158417
History
Opened 1968
Rail services
Station number(s) T25, S18
Operator(s) Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Tanimachi Line
Sennichimae Line

Tanimachi Kyūchōme Station (谷町九丁目駅 Tanimachi Kyūchōme-eki?) is a railway station on the two lines of Osaka Municipal Subway in Ikutamamaemachi, Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Japan. Nicknamed "Tani Kyū (たにきゅう?)", the station connects to Osaka Uehommachi Station on the Kintetsu Lines.

Lines[edit]

Service pattern[edit]

The typical hourly off-peak service from this station is as follows.

Tanimachi Line[edit]

  • 12 trains to Miyakojima, of which:
    • 6 continue to Dainichi
  • 12 trains to Fuminosato, of which:
    • 6 continue to Yaominami

Sennichimae Line[edit]

  • 8 trains (every 7.5 minutes) to Nodahanshin
  • 8 trains (every 7.5 minutes) to Minami-Tatsumi

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks for the Tanimachi Line on the first basement, and an island platform serving two tracks for the Sennichimae Line on the second basement. The platform for the Sennichimae Line is fenced with platform gates on both side.

Platforms[edit]

Tanimachi Line[edit]

1  Tanimachi Line for Tennoji, Fuminosato, and Yaominami
2  Tanimachi Line for Higashi-Umeda, Miyakojima, and Dainichi

Sennichimae Line[edit]

1  Sennichimae Line for Tsuruhashi and Minami-Tatsumi
2  Sennichimae Line for Namba, Awaza, and Nodahanshin

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tanimachi Line (T25)
Tanimachi Rokuchome (T24) - Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka (T26)
Sennichimae Line (S18)
Nippombashi (S17) - Tsuruhashi (S19)

History[edit]

The station opened on December 17, 1968 as a stop on Line 2. It became an interchange station on July 25, 1969 when it became the terminus of the section of Line 5 between here and Imazato. Later that year, on December 6, Lines 2 and 5 were named the Tanimachi and Sennichimae Lines respectively. On March 11, 1970, the section of the Sennichimae line between here and Sakuragawa opened, allowing trains to run to Nodahanshin.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Ikukunitama Shrine
  • Kozugu
  • International House, Osaka
  • Seifu Junior/Senior High School
  • Uenomiya Junior/Senior High School
  • Meisei Junior/Senior High School
  • Uehommachi Hi-Hi Town
  • Kintetsu Corporation Headquarters
  • Kintetsu Department Store Uehommachi
  • Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka

Buses[edit]

Tanimachi Kyuchome (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
  • Route 73 for Deto Bus Terminal via Uehommachi Rokuchome and Katsuyama Sanchome / for Namba
Uehommachi Rokuchome (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
see Osaka Uehommachi Station

References[edit]

This article incorporates material translated from 谷町九丁目駅 (Tanimachi Kyūchōme-eki), retrieved December 31, 2009.