Ōmachi Station (Hiroshima)
JR Ōmachi Station building on March 2017
|Location||2-chome-9, Ōmachihigashi Asaminami, Hiroshima, Hiroshima
|Opened||20 August 1994|
Ōmachi Station (大町駅 Ōmachi-eki) is a station operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and Hiroshima Rapid Transit. It is located in Ōmachi-higashi, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The Kabe Line and the Astram Line stop at this station, though they are situated in separate station buildings. An overpass connects the two buildings together.
Ōmachi Station is served by the following lines:
Kabe Line platform on May 2017
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (FY2015)||4,465 daily|
The Kabe Line station features one side platform serving one bidirectional track. The station did not exist during the line's opening; it was infilled during construction of the Astram Line in order to allow transfers between the two. The station is on ground level, however as the track is on an embankment, passengers must climb some stairs in order to reach the platform. A ticket office is available at this station. Unlike most stations on the Kabe Line, this station has ticket gates.
|1||■ Kabe Line||for Hiroshima, Kabe, Aki-Kameyama|
Astram Line platform on March 2017
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Structure type||Elevated station|
|Passengers (FY2015)||4,803 daily|
The Astram Line station building features one elevated island platform serving two tracks. A headshunt is located north-west of the station, and some trains in the morning use this to short turn at this station. The station has a color designation of yellowish-green.
|1||■ Astram Line||for Kōiki-kōen-mae|
|2||■ Astram Line||for Hondōri|
The station was opened during the Astram Line opening on August 20, 1994. The Kabe Line station opened at the same time, in order to allow transfers between the two lines.
- Sanyō Expressway Interchange
- Japan National Route 54
- Ōmachi Bus Terminal
- Hiroshima Ōmachi Post Office
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