Hommachi Station

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Hommachi
本町
Platform for Chūō subway line of Hommachi Station.JPG
Chūō Line platform, May 2012
Location Semba-chūō 4-chōme, Chūō, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市中央区船場中央四丁目)
Japan
Coordinates 34°40′54.97″N 135°29′56.34″E / 34.6819361°N 135.4989833°E / 34.6819361; 135.4989833Coordinates: 34°40′54.97″N 135°29′56.34″E / 34.6819361°N 135.4989833°E / 34.6819361; 135.4989833
Operated by Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform (Midosuji Line)
1 island platform (Chuo Line)
2 side platforms (Yotsubashi Line)
Tracks 6
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code M18, C16, Y13
History
Opened May 20, 1933
Previous names Shinanobashi (信濃橋駅) (Yotsubashi Line, 1965–1969)

Hommachi Station (本町駅 Honmachi-eki?) is a metro station on three lines of Osaka Municipal Subway located in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan.

Lines[edit]

The station on the Yotsubashi Line was opened as Shinanobashi Station (信濃橋駅) in 1965, and was renamed Hommachi Station in 1969.

Layout[edit]

The station has an island platform serving two tracks for the Chūō Line on the third basement, an island platform serving two tracks for the Midōsuji Line on the second basement in the east of the platform for the Chūō Line, and two side platforms serving two tracks for the Yotsubashi Line on the first basement in the west of the platform for the Chūō Line.

"Semba-nishi (船場西)" has been shown on the station signs for the Midosuji Line and the Chuo Line since October 2011 to revive the traditional "Semba Brand" in the center of the city of Osaka. "Semba-higashi (船場)" is shown on the station signs at adjacent Sakaisuji-Hommachi Station, but both names are not announced on the trains as they are not co-station names.

A connecting track is located between the Chuo Line and the Yotsubashi Line (completed in 2014). Morinomiya Workshop will be consolidated with Midorigi Workshop by 2015.

Midosuji Line
1  Midōsuji Line for Namba (east), Tennoji and Nakamozu
2  Midōsuji Line for Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Senri-Chūō
Chūō Line
1  Chūō Line for Tanimachi Yonchome, Morinomiya, Nagata, Ikoma and Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka
2  Chūō Line for Bentencho, Osakako and Cosmosquare
Yotsubashi Line
1  Yotsubashi Line for Namba (west), Daikokucho and Suminoekoen
2  Yotsubashi Line for Nishi-Umeda
Platform for Midōsuji Line, October 2016
Platform for Yotsubashi Line, May 2012

Surroundings[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Midosuji Line
Yodoyabashi (M17) - Shinsaibashi (M19)
Chūō Line
Awaza (C15) - Sakaisuji-Hommachi (C17)
Yotsubashi Line
Higobashi (Y12) - Yotsubashi (Y14)