Jingū-Marutamachi Station

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Jingū-Marutamachi Station
神宮丸太町駅
Jingu Marutamachi station spring.jpg
Entrance of the station
Location Sakyō, Kyoto, Kyoto
Japan
Operated by Keihan Railway
Line(s) Ōtō Line
History
Opened 1989
Previous names Marutamachi (until 2008)
Traffic
Passengers (2012[1]) 3,732,000

Jingū-Marutamachi Station (神宮丸太町駅?) is a railway station on the Keihan Ōtō Line located in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

The station was named after Marutamachi Street as it is located where the railway beneath Kawabata Street crosses Marutamachi Street, and Heian Shrine (Heian Jingū) along Marutamachi Street. This is the second station along Marutamachi Street named Marutamachi; Marutamachi Station is on the Karasuma Line subway.


Trains served[edit]

Local, sub-express and express trains of the Ōtō Line, most of which continue to the Keihan Main Line, stop at the station while rapid express trains and limited express trains pass.

« Service »
Ōtō Line
Sanjō   Local   Demachiyanagi
Sanjō   Sub Express
Commuter Sub Express (only running for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima on weekday mornings)
  Demachiyanagi
Sanjō   Express   Demachiyanagi
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid Express (only running for Nakanoshima on weekday mornings): Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station

Layout[edit]

The station in a double track section has one underground island platform with two tracks. Stairs, escalators and elevators connect the platform on the second basement to the first basement concourse and then to the ground level.

History[edit]

The station opened on October 5, 1989, when the Ōtō Line started operation.

The station was renamed from Marutamachi Station (丸太町駅 Marutamachi-eki?) on October 19, 2008, the date of opening of the Nakanoshima Line.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of Kyoto City(in Japanese)
  2. ^ Keihan Electric Railway (November 6, 2007). 京都市内の京阪線3駅の駅名を変更します (PDF) (in Japanese). Retrieved 6 November 2007. 
  3. ^ Keihan Electric Railway. 中之島線とは? (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2008-06-10. Retrieved 2008-06-22.  (Nakanoshima Line to open October 19, 2008)

Coordinates: 35°1′3.61″N 135°46′19.78″E / 35.0176694°N 135.7721611°E / 35.0176694; 135.7721611