Ōsaka Namba Station

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Osaka Namba
大阪難波
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Kintetsu Namba Building (Ōsaka Namba Station is located under this building)
Location 4-1-17 Namba, Chūō, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市中央区難波四丁目1-17)
Japan
Coordinates 34°40′02″N 135°29′57″E / 34.667114°N 135.499142°E / 34.667114; 135.499142Coordinates: 34°40′02″N 135°29′57″E / 34.667114°N 135.499142°E / 34.667114; 135.499142
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code A01 (Kintetsu)
HS 41 (Hanshin)
History
Opened 1970
Previous names Kintetsu Namba (until 2009)
Ōsaka Namba Station
layout

Sakuragawa (Hanshin)

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Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu)

Ōsaka Namba Station (大阪難波駅, Ōsaka-Nanba-eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Namba Line and Hanshin Namba Line in the Namba district of Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is adjacent to Namba Station and JR Namba Station. Trains of the Nara Line depart from and arrive at the station.

Lines[edit]

Ōsaka Namba Station is served by the following two lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has an island platform and a side platform with three tracks on the third basement level, parallel to Namba Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line. There is a returning track in the west of the platforms between the two tracks of the Hanshin Namba Line.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Kintetsu Namba Line Limited Express for Nagoya, Ise-Shima and Nara
Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara, and Tenri
3  Hanshin Namba Line for Amagasaki, Kōshien, and Kōbe-Sannomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Namba Line (A01)
Hanshin Railway Hanshin Namba Line (HS 41)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Local   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Terminus   Express   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Rapid Express   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Terminus   Kintetsu Limited Express   Ōsaka Uehommachi (Kintetsu, A03)

History[edit]

The station was first named Kintetsu Namba Station (近鉄難波駅, Kintetsu-Nanba-eki?) on March 15, 1970, when Kintetsu's Namba Line opened.[1] It was renamed to the present name on March 20, 2009, the date of opening of the Hanshin Namba Line.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kintetsu Corporation Company Profile" (PDF). p. 31. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  2. ^ 阪神なんば線開業に合わせ、「近鉄難波駅」を「大阪難波駅」に、「上本町駅」を「大阪上本町駅」に駅名変更します。 ["Kintetsu Namba Station" will be renamed "Ōsaka Namba Station", and "Uehommachi Station" will be "Ōsaka Uehommachi Station".] (PDF) (Press release) (in Japanese). Kintetsu Corporation. March 31, 2008.