Ōmachi Station (Hiroshima)

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Ōmachi Station
大町駅
Omachi Station (JR) 20170311.jpg
JR Ōmachi Station building on March 2017
Location 2-chome-9, Ōmachihigashi Asaminami, Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Japan
Coordinates 34°27′41″N 132°28′14″E / 34.46139°N 132.47056°E / 34.46139; 132.47056Coordinates: 34°27′41″N 132°28′14″E / 34.46139°N 132.47056°E / 34.46139; 132.47056
Operated by
History
Opened 20 August 1994 (1994-08-20)

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.

Lines[edit]

Ōmachi Station is served by the following lines:

Station layout[edit]

Kabe Line[edit]

Ōmachi Station
大町駅
JRW 113-P08 at Omachi Station.jpg
Kabe Line platform on May 2017
Line(s)  B  Kabe Line
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Website Official website
Traffic
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.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kabe Line for Hiroshima, Kabe, Aki-Kameyama

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kabe Line
Furuichibashi   Local   Midorii


Astram Line[edit]

Astram Logo.svg
Ōmachi Station
大町駅
Platform of Omachi Station (Astram Line) 2.jpg
Astram Line platform on March 2017
Line(s) Astram Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Elevated station
Traffic
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.

Platforms[edit]

1  Astram Line for Kōiki-kōen-mae
2  Astram Line for Hondōri

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Astram Line
Furuichi   Local   Bishamondai

History[edit]

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.

Surrounding Area[edit]


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