Tennōji Station

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Tennōji Station
天王寺駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Neighborhood etc. Tennōji-ku, Abeno-ku
(in Japanese) 大阪市天王寺区・阿倍野区
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
Hankai Tramway
Aiga bus inv.svg Large bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Tennōji Station (天王寺駅 Tennōji-eki?) is a railway station on the JR West Osaka Loop Line, Hanwa Line, Yamatoji Line, Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line, and Tanimachi Line, located in Tennōji-ku and Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan, and Tennōji-ekimae Station (天王寺駅前駅 Tennōji-eki-mae-eki?) is a railway station on the tram Hankai Uemachi Line in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan. They are connecting to Osaka Abenobashi Station on the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line.

Lines[edit]

Tennōji Station
Tennōji-eki-mae Station
Connecting station

JR West Tennōji Station[edit]

JR West
Tennōji Station
天王寺駅
Tennoji Station Night View 201406.jpg
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Tennōji
Neighborhood etc. 10-45, Hiden-inchō
Coordinates 34°38′50.36″N 135°30′50.18″E / 34.6473222°N 135.5139389°E / 34.6473222; 135.5139389 (Tennoji Station (JR West))
Postal code 543-0055
(in Japanese) 大阪市天王寺区悲田院町10-45
History
Year opened 1889
Rail services
Operator(s) West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Line(s) Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line)
Osaka Loop Line
Hanwa Line
Platforms of Hanwa Line
Concourse of JR Tennōji Station after renovation in 2013
Concourse of JR Tennōji Station before renovation

Layout[edit]

1 Hanwa Line
Kinokuni Line
extra limited express train "Kuroshio 81"
2 for getting off
3, 4 Hanwa Line rapid services and regional rapid services for Otori, Hineno, and Wakayama
Kansai Airport Line Kansai Airport rapid services starting for Kansai Airport
5, 6 for getting off
7 Hanwa Line local trains and regional rapid services for Otori, Hineno and Wakayama
8 Hanwa Line local trains for Otori, Hineno and Wakayama
9 for getting off
  • Osaka Loop Line - 2 island platforms serving 3 tracks on the lower level than the Hanwa Line
11, 12 Osaka Loop Line for Tsuruhashi, Kyobashi and Osaka (inner loop counter-clockwise)
13 for getting off
14 Osaka Loop Line for Bentencho, Nishikujo and Osaka (outer loop clockwise)
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
  • Yamatoji Line - 2 island platforms serving 4 tracks on the lower level than the Hanwa Line
15 Hanwa Line from the Osaka Loop Line for Otori and Wakayama
Kansai Airport Line Kansai Airport limited express trains "Haruka" for Kansai Airport
Kansai Airport rapid services for Kansai Airport
Kinokuni Line limited express trains "Kuroshio" for Shirahama and Shingu (except "Kuroshio 81")
Rapid service for Gobo and Kii-Tanabe
Yamatoji Line for Oji, Nara, Kamo and Takada (only in the morning)
16 Yamatoji Line for Oji, Nara, Kamo and Takada
17 Yamatoji Line for JR Namba
Osaka Loop Line from the Yamatoji Line for Bentencho, Nishikujo and Osaka
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
18 Yamatoji Line for JR Namba
Osaka Loop Line from the Yamatoji Line and the Hanwa Line for Bentencho, Nishikujo and Osaka
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
JR Kyoto Line limited express trains for Shin-Osaka and Kyoto
a B rapid service for Shin-Osaka
Track layout of Tennōji Station and vicinity[1][2][3][4]
Osaka Loop Line
to Kyōbashi
Kansai Main Line
(Yamatoji Line)
to JR Namba
Track layout between Imamiya and Tennōji
Osaka Loop Line
to Nishikujō
Kansai Main Line
(Yamatoji Line)
to Nara
Hanwa Line
to Wakayama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Yamatoji Line
Tōbu-shijō-mae   Local   Shin-Imamiya
Kyūhōji   Regional Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Kyūhōji   Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Kyūhōji   Yamatoji Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Osaka Loop Line
Shin-Imamiya   Local   Teradacho
Hanwa Line
Terminus   Local   Bishōen
Terminus   Regional Rapid Service   Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line)   Direct Rapid Service   Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line)   B Rapid Service   Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line)   Rapid Service   Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line)   Kansai Airport Rapid Service   Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line)   Kishuji Rapid Service   Sakaishi

Osaka Municipal Subway Tennōji Station[edit]

Osaka Municipal Subway
Tennoji Station
天王寺駅
Osaka Subway Tennoji Station 002.JPG
Midōsuji Line platforms
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Neighborhood etc. 1-48, Abenosuji Itchōme, Abeno-ku (Midosuji Line)
5-52, Chausuyamachō, Tennōji-ku (Tanimachi Line)
Coordinates 34°38′47.59″N 135°30′49.54″E / 34.6465528°N 135.5137611°E / 34.6465528; 135.5137611 (Tennoji Station (Midosuji Line)) (Midosuji Line)
34°38′50.87″N 135°30′47.4″E / 34.6474639°N 135.513167°E / 34.6474639; 135.513167 (Tennoji Station (Tanimachi Line)) (Tanimachi Line)
Postal code 545-0052 (Midosuji Line)
543-0063 (Tanimachi Line)
(in Japanese) 大阪市阿倍野区阿倍野筋一丁目1-48(御堂筋線)
大阪市天王寺区茶臼山町5-52(谷町線)
History
Year opened 1938
Rail services
Station number(s) M23, T27
Operator(s) Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau (municipal subway)
Line(s) Midosuji Line
Tanimachi Line

Layout[edit]

Midosuji Line
1 Midosuji Line for Abiko and Nakamozu
(including trains terminating at Tennōji)
2 Midosuji Line Starting Tennoji for Namba, Umeda, Nakatsu and Shin-Osaka
3 Midosuji Line from Nakamozu, Shinkanaoka and Abiko for Namba, Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Senri-Chūō
Tanimachi Line
1 Tanimachi Line for Yaominami
2 Tanimachi Line for Higashi-Umeda, Miyakojima and Dainichi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Municipal Subway
Midosuji Line (M23)
Dōbutsuen-mae (M22) - Shōwachō (M24)
Tanimachi Line (T27)
Shitennōji-mae Yūhigaoka (T26) - Abeno (T28)


Hankai Tramway Tennoji-ekimae Station[edit]

Hankai Tramway
Tennōji-ekimae Station
天王寺駅前駅
Hankai-Tennojiekimae-st1.jpg
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Abeno
Neighborhood etc. Abenosuji Itchōme
Coordinates 34°38′46.74″N 135°30′46.56″E / 34.6463167°N 135.5129333°E / 34.6463167; 135.5129333 (Tennoji-ekimae)
Postal code 545-0052
(in Japanese) 大阪市阿倍野区阿倍野筋一丁目
History
Year opened 1900
Rail services
Station number(s) HN01
Operator(s) Hankai Tramway
Line(s) Uemachi Line

Layout[edit]

  • There are 2 dead-end platforms with a track on Abenosuji.
  Uemachi Line for Sumiyoshikoen, Abikomichi and Hamadera-ekimae

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hankai Tramway (HN01)
Uemachi Line
Terminus - Abeno (HN02)

Surrounding area[edit]

Since so many train lines meet in one location. Tennōji has become a large transfer station. As a result, the area around the station has become quite built up with may buildings as high as 10 or 12 stories high.

Buses[edit]

transit bus
  • Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau (Abenobashi)
expressway bus
  • Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd. (Abenobashi Bus Station)
  • West JR Bus Company, JR Bus Kanto Co., Ltd., Osaka Bus Co., Ltd. (Tennoji Station, the east side of Tennoji Park)
airport limousine
  • Osaka Airport Transport Co., Ltd. (the north side of Apollo Building)
  • Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd., Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise Co., Ltd. (the north side of Osaka Abenobashi Station)

For details, see Osaka Abenobashi Station#Bus stops

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ōsaka Kanjōsen". Railway Pictorial (in Japanese) (Denkisha Kenkyūkai Tetsudō-tosho Kankō-kai) (819, June 2009): 42. 
  2. ^ "Tanrakusen Misuterī". Japan Railfan Magazine (in Japanese) (Kōyūsha) (439, November 1997): 36. 
  3. ^ Kawashima, Ryōzō (1993). Zenkoku Tetsudō Jijō Daikenkyū: Ōsaka Nanbu, Wakayama hen (in Japanese). Sōshisha. p. 17. ISBN 978-4-7942-0516-2. 
  4. ^ "JRおでかけネット - 天王寺駅(大阪府) - 構内図" (in Japanese). West Japan Railway Company. Retrieved August 1, 2010.