Ōmi-Hachiman Station

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Ōmi-Hachiman Station
近江八幡駅
Omihachiman sta01s5s3200.jpg
The north gate of Ōmi-Hachiman Station
Location Ōmihachiman, Shiga
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened 1889
Previous names Hachiman; Shin-Hachiman (until 1919)

Ōmi-Hachiman Station (近江八幡駅?, Ōmi-Hachiman-eki) is a railway station in Ōmihachiman, Shiga, Japan.

Lines[edit]

History[edit]

The Tōkaidō Main Line station opened on July 1, 1889, when the railway between Sekigahara Station and Baba Station (now Zeze Station) began operation. The station was originally named Hachiman; on March 11, 1919, the prefix Ōmi was added.[1] The Ohmi Railway station opened on December 29, 1913, as Shin-Hachiman Station of the Konan Railway.[2]

Layout[edit]

The JR station has two platforms serving three tracks, parallel to which the Ohmi Railway has a platform.[3]

Stations next to Ōmi-Hachiman[edit]

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company Biwako Line
Notogawa   Special Rapid   Yasu
Azuchi   Local (Rapid service: Kyoto or Takatsuki - Akashi)   Shinohara
Ohmi Railway Yōkaichi Line
Yōkaichi   Rapid   Terminus
Musa   Local   Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 32. ISBN 4533029809. 
  2. ^ Wakuda, Yasuo (1993). Shitetsushi Handobukku (in Japanese). Tokyo: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. p. 123. ISBN 4-88548-065-5. 
  3. ^ "近江八幡駅│構内図:JRおでかけネット". Retrieved September 2, 2011. 


Coordinates: 35°07′22″N 136°06′10″E / 35.1228835°N 136.1027527°E / 35.1228835; 136.1027527