Bishōen Station

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Bishōen Station
美章園駅
Bishouen-station.jpg
Bishōen Station
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Abeno
Neighborhood 18, Bishōen 1-chōme
Postal code 545-0003
Address in Japanese 大阪市阿倍野区美章園一丁目18
Coordinates 34°38′17.04″N 135°31′26.27″E / 34.6380667°N 135.5239639°E / 34.6380667; 135.5239639Coordinates: 34°38′17.04″N 135°31′26.27″E / 34.6380667°N 135.5239639°E / 34.6380667; 135.5239639
History
Opened 1931
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) Hanwa Line
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Bishōen Station (美章園駅 Bishōen-eki?) is a railway station on the West Japan Railway Company Hanwa Line in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The station opened on June 3, 1931.

Layout[edit]

This station has 2 elevated side platforms serving a track each.

1  Hanwa Line for Ōtori and Wakayama
2  Hanwa Line to Tennōji

Surroundings[edit]

Bus route[edit]

Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau (Bishoen)
Route 6 for Abenobashi / for Sunjiyata via Shirasagi Koen-mae

History[edit]

  • June 3, 1931 - Bishoen Station opened on the Hanwa Railway Line between Hanwa Tennoji and Minami-Tanabe stations.
  • December 1, 1940 - Hanwa Railway was consolidated by Nankai Railway and Bishoen Station became a train station on the Nankai Railway Yamate Line.
  • May 1, 1944 - The Nankai Railway Yamate Line was nationalized and Bishoen Station became a train station on the Japanese National Railways Hanwa Line.
  • February 14, 1945 - The station was closed after Abeno-ku was bombed by Boeing B-29 of the US Forces.
  • April 15, 1947 - The station was reopened.
  • 1958 - The renovation of the station was started.
  • May 13, 1958 - The renovation of the station was completed.
  • August 1969 - The west gate was situated.
  • April 1, 1987 - JNR was privatized and Bishoen Station became a train station operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR West Hanwa Line
Tennōji   Local   Minami-Tanabe
Regional Rapid Service: no stop
B Rapid Service: no stop
Direct Rapid Service: no stop
Rapid Service: no stop
Kansai Airport Rapid Service: no stop
Kishuji Rapid Service: no stop