Hirakatashi Station

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Hirakatashi Station
枚方市駅
Hirakata-shi Station Minami Entrance.jpg
Hirakatashi Station, September 2006
Location 19-14 Oka-higashicho, Hirakata, Osaka
(大阪府枚方市岡東町19-14)
Japan
Coordinates 34°48′58.05″N 135°38′54.31″E / 34.8161250°N 135.6484194°E / 34.8161250; 135.6484194Coordinates: 34°48′58.05″N 135°38′54.31″E / 34.8161250°N 135.6484194°E / 34.8161250; 135.6484194
Operated by Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1910
Previous names Hirakata-higashiguchi (until 1949)

Hirakatashi Station (枚方市駅?, Hirakatashi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keihan Electric Railway.

Lines[edit]

Hirakatashi Station is served by the Keihan Main Line and the Keihan Katano Line. It is numbered "KH21".

Layout[edit]

The station has three island platforms serving six tracks located on the third-floor level.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Keihan Main Line for Chūshojima, Sanjō and Demachiyanagi
3, 4  Keihan Main Line for Moriguchishi, Kyōbashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima
5  Keihan Katano Line for Katanoshi and Kisaichi
 Keihan Main Line some trains starting for Moriguchishi, Kyōbashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima
6  Keihan Katano Line for Katanoshi and Kisaichi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihan Main Line
Kyōbashi   Limited Express   Kuzuha
Kōrien   Commuter Rapid Express (only running for Nakanoshima on weekday mornings)   Kuzuha
Kōrien   Rapid Express   Kuzuha
Kōrien   Midnight Express for Kuzuha   Kuzuha
Hirakatakōen   Express   Kuzuha
Hirakatakōen   Commuter Sub Express (only running for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima on weekday mornings)   Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen   Sub Express   Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen   Semi-Express   Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen   Local   Gotenyama
Keihan Katano Line
Terminus   Local   Miyanosaka

History[edit]

The station opened on 15 April 1910 as Hirakata-higashiguchi Station (枚方東口駅?).[1] It was renamed Hirakatashi on 1 October 1949.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 90,849 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Hirakata City Hall
  • Keihan Hirakata Station Mall (Keihan Department Store Hirakata)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 276. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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