Tsuruhashi Station

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Tsuruhashi Station
鶴橋駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
(in Japanese) 大阪市生野区・天王寺区
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corporation
West Japan Railway Company
Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau

There are three railway stations named Tsuruhashi (鶴橋駅 Tsuruhashi-eki?) in the Tsuruhashi district of Ikuno-ku and Tennoji-ku, Osaka, Japan; the Kintetsu Osaka Line, the Kintetsu Nara Line, the Osaka Loop Line, and the Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line.

Kintetsu[edit]

Kintetsu
Tsuruhashi Station
鶴橋駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Ikuno
Neighborhood etc. 1-20, Tsuruhashi Nichome
Coordinates 34°39′55.25″N 135°31′52.67″E / 34.6653472°N 135.5312972°E / 34.6653472; 135.5312972 (Tsuruhashi Station (Kintetsu))
Postal code 544-0031
(in Japanese) 大阪市生野区鶴橋二丁目1-20
History
Year opened 1914
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s) Osaka Line, Nara Line
Statistics 155,242 passengers/day November 9, 2010
Station layout
4 3 2 1

Osaka Uehommachi

Osaka Loop Line

Imazato

1-20, Tsuruhashi Nichome, Ikuno-ku, Osaka

This station has a stationmaster and administrates itself and Imazato Station.

Layout[edit]

The station on the Kintetsu lines has two island platforms serving four tracks on the second level. The platforms enable passengers to change trains between the Nara Line and the Osaka Line (cross-platform interchange).

1 Limited Express from Osaka Namba for Nagoya, Ise-Shima and Nara
Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara and Tenri
2 Limited Express from Osaka Uehommachi for Ise-Shima and Nagoya
Osaka Line for Kawachi-Kokubu, Yamato-Yagi, Nabari and Ise-Shima
3 Nara Line for Osaka Namba, (Hanshin Namba Line) Amagasaki, Koshien and Kobe Sannomiya
4 Osaka Line to Osaka Uehommachi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Line
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Local   Imazato
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Fuse
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Express   Fuse
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Rapid Express   Goidō
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Limited Express (Nagoya - Ōsaka)   Yamato-Yagi
Tsu
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Limited Express (Ōsaka - Ise)   Fuse (Ōsaka Uehommachi - Ujiyamada, Toba)
Yamato-Takada (Ōsaka Namba, Ōsaka Uehommachi - Kashikojima / Ōsaka Namba - Toba)
Yamato-Yagi (Ōsaka Uehommachi - Toba)
Iseshi (Ōsaka Namba, Ōsaka Uehommachi - Kashikojima) (Non stop)
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Limited Express "Shimakaze"   Yamato-Yagi
Nara Line
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Local   Imazato
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Fuse
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Express   Fuse
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Rapid Express   Ikoma
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Limited Express (Ōsaka - Nara)   Ikoma

West Japan Railway Company (JR West)[edit]

JR West
Tsuruhashi Station
鶴橋駅
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Tennoji
Neighborhood etc. 1-1, Shimoajihara-cho
Coordinates 34°39′54.89″N 135°31′47.73″E / 34.6652472°N 135.5299250°E / 34.6652472; 135.5299250 (Tsuruhashi Station (JR West))
Postal code 543-0025
(in Japanese) 大阪市天王寺区下味原町1-1
History
Year opened 1932
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Osaka Loop Line
Statistics 105,724 passengers/day 2008
Station layout
1 2

Tamatsukuri

Kintetsu Nara Line
Kintetsu Osaka Line
Kintetsu Nara Line
Kintetsu Osaka Line

Momodani

1-1, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

This station has a stationmaster and administrates Teradacho, Momodani, Tamatsukuri and Morinomiya stations.

Layout[edit]

The station on the Osaka Loop Line has two side platforms serving two tracks on the third floor, over the western side of the platforms and tracks for the Kintetsu lines.

1 Osaka Loop Line Inner track for Kyōbashi, Osaka and Universal City
2 Osaka Loop Line Outer track for Tennōji and Shin-Imamiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Loop Line
Momodani All types Tamatsukuri

Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line[edit]

Osaka Municipal Subway
Tsuruhashi Station
鶴橋駅
Osaka Subway Tsuruhashi Station.jpg
Exit 4
Location
Prefecture Osaka
City Osaka
Ward Tennoji
Neighborhood etc. 1-24, Shimoajihara-cho
Coordinates 34°39′57.64″N 135°31′47.51″E / 34.6660111°N 135.5298639°E / 34.6660111; 135.5298639 (Tsuruhashi Station (Osaka Municipal Subway))
Postal code 543-0025
(in Japanese) 大阪市天王寺区下味原町1-24
History
Year opened 1969
Rail services
Station number(s) S19
Operator(s) Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
Line(s) Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line
Station layout
2 1

Tanimachi Kyūchōme

Imazato

  • 1-24, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka
  • Station number: S19

Layout[edit]

The station on the Sennichimae Line has an island platform serving two tracks on the second basement.

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

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sennichimae Line (S19)
Tanimachi Kyuchome (S18) - Imazato (S20)

Surrounding area[edit]

This area of Osaka is well known for its bulgogi (Korean-style barbecue) restaurants and other Korean goods. Under the tracks, you will find a labyrinth of stalls selling Korean wedding dresses, fake brand goods,[1] fruits and vegetables, and kimchi.

The Tsuruhashi and Ikuno-ku districts are well known for the large number of Zainichi Korean living there. Many families from Korea have lived in the Tsuruhashi district for three generations or more.

Establishments around the station[edit]

  • Miyukimori Shopping Street (御幸森商店街)
  • Tsuruhashi Market (鶴橋卸売市場)
  • Ajiyosi Head Restaurant (アジヨシ本店)
  • Osaka Red Cross Hospital (大阪赤十字病院)

Buses[edit]

Tsuruhashi-ekimae (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
  • Route 18: for Tamatsukuri via Uehommachi Rokuchome / for Kita-Tatsumi Bus Terminal via Miyukidori
  • Route 22: for Abenobashi via Uehommachi Rokuchome and Tennoji Kumin Center / for Suwa Jinja-mae via Tamatsukuri
  • Route 73: for Namba / for Deto Bus Terminal via Katsuyama Yonchome and Kumata

References[edit]