Kashiharajingū-mae Station

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Kashiharajingū-mae Station
橿原神宮前駅
Kintetsu commuter rail station
Kashiharajingū-mae Station
The central entrance of the station building designed by Togo Murano
Location 618, Kumechō, Kashihara
Nara
(奈良県橿原市久米町618)
Japan
Coordinates 34°29′04″N 135°47′40″E / 34.484381°N 135.794478°E / 34.484381; 135.794478Coordinates: 34°29′04″N 135°47′40″E / 34.484381°N 135.794478°E / 34.484381; 135.794478
Owned by KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Corporation
Operated by KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s)
Distance
  • Kashihara Line: 23.8 km (14.8 mi)
  • Minami Osaka Line: 39.7 km (24.7 mi)
  • Yoshino Line: 0 km (0 mi)
Platforms 4 island platforms
Tracks 8
Train operators KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Corporation
Bus stands 1
Connections
  • Bus interchange Nara Kotsu Bus Lines 2・5・7・8・9・11・12・16・18・19・23・51・53・52 at Kashiharajingū-eki higashi-guchi
  • Bus interchange Nara Kotsu Bus Lines 25・26・28・33・36・37 at Kashiharajingū-eki
  • Bus interchange Asuka Village Kame Bus Aka-kame (Asuka Excursion Bus)
Construction
Structure type At grade
Parking Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access Yes (1 elevator for the west ticket gate, 1 elavator between the west and the central ticket gates, 1 elevator for each Osaka-bound platform, 1 accessible slope for each Kyoto-bound platform, 1 accessible bathroom, and equipped wheelchairs)
Other information
Station code  B42  /  F42 
Website www.kintetsu.co.jp/station/station_info/en_station07032.html
History
Opened 21 March 1929 (1929-03-21)
Rebuilt 1939
Previous names
  • Kashiharajingū-eki (1939—1970)
  • Kumedera (1923—1940) / Kashiharajingū-mae (1923—1939)
Traffic
Passengers (2015[1]) 18,862
Services
Preceding station   KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway   Following station
   B  Kashihara Line  
Local Terminus
Express
toward Kyōto
Limited Express
   F  Minami Osaka Line  
Local
through to Yoshino Line
Terminus
Semi-express
through to Yoshino Line
Terminus
Suburban Express Terminus
Express
through to Yoshino Line
Terminus
Limited Express
through to Yoshino Line
Limited Express Sakura Liner
   F  Yoshino Line  
Local
Terminus
Semi-express
toward Yoshino
Express
Limited Express
toward Yoshino
Limited Express Sakura Liner
  Former services  
toward 
Ousa Line Terminus
toward Saidaiji
Unebi Line Terminus

Kashiharajingū-mae Station (橿原神宮前駅 Kashiharajingū-mae-eki?) is a railway station located in Kashihara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is on the Kintetsu Kashihara Line, the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line and the Kintetsu Yoshino Line. It is one of the major stations on the Kintetsu lines, and all trains in service stop at this station.

The center station building was designed by Togo Murano, an architect representing the 20th century.

Lines[edit]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

This station has two island platforms serving 4 narrow gauge (1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)) tracks for the Minami-Osaka Line and the Yoshino Line in the west, and two island platforms serving 3 standard gauge (1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)) tracks for the Kashihara Line and a narrow gauge (1,067 mm) track for the Yoshino Line in the east.


(8)  Kashihara Line—Yoshino Line (Chartered and maintenance trains only)
1  Kashihara Line—Express for Kyōto and Yamato-Saidaiji
 Kashihara Line—Limited Express for Kyōto
2  Kashihara Line—Local for Kyōto, Shin-Tanabe, and Yamato-Saidaiji
 Kashihara Line—Express for Kyōto and Yamato-Saidaiji
 Kashihara Line—Limited Express for Kyōto
3  Kashihara Line—Local for Kyōto, Shin-Tanabe, and Yamato-Saidaiji
 Kashihara Line—Express for Kyōto and Yamato-Saidaiji
4  Yoshino Line—Local for Yoshino, Muda, Yoshinoguchi, and Tsubosakayama
 Yoshino Line—Semi-express for Yoshino
 Yoshino Line—Express for Yoshino
5  Yoshino Line—Semi-express for Yoshino
 Yoshino Line—Express for Yoshino
 Yoshino Line—Limited Express for Yoshino
 Yoshino Line—Limited Express Sakura Liner for Yoshino
6  Yoshino Line—Semi-express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Suburban Express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Limited Express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Limited Express Sakura Liner for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
7  Yoshino Line—Local for Ōsaka-Abenobashi, Furuichi, and Shakudo
 Yoshino Line—Semi-express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Suburban Express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi
 Yoshino Line—Express for Ōsaka-Abenobashi

Ridership[edit]

The number of passengers who get on and off trains at this station is 19,960 persons per day, according to the research by Kintetsu Corporation on November 9, 2010.[1]

Connections[edit]

Buses are operated by Nara Kotsu Bus Lines Co., Ltd. (Nara Kotsu Website (Japanese))

As of October 2014

West stop (Kashiharajingu-eki nishiguchi)
  • Route 25 for Minami-Shirakashi
  • Route 26 and 28 for Minami-Shirakashi via Minami-Myohojicho
  • Route 28 for Yagi Station via Kashihara Gymnasium Unebigoryo-mae, Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital), and Kashihara City Hall
  • Route 53 for Yagi Station via Ousa, Idai-byoin Genkanguchi (Nara Medical University Hospital), and Kashihara City Hall
  • Route 53 for Kintetsu Gose Station via Gunkaibashi and Daikancho
Center stop (Kashiharajingu-eki)
  • Route 28 for Yagi Station via Unebigoryo-mae, Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital), and Kashihara City Hall
  • Route 28 for Minami-Shirakashi via Kashiharajingu-eki-nishiguchi and Minami-Myohojicho
East stop 1 (Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi)
  • Route 8 for Yagi Station via Ousa and Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital)
  • Routes 51, 52 and 53 for Yagi Station via Ousa and Idai-byoin Genkanguchi (Nara Medical University Hospital)
  • Route 51 for Oyodo Bus Center via Kamihigaimoto
  • Route 53 for Kintetsu Gose Station via Kashiharajingu-eki nishiguchi, Gunkaibashi, and Daikancho

Town Office

East stop 2 (Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi)
  • Route 2 for Okadera-mae for Toyoura and Asuka Daibutsu-mae (mornings)
  • Route 5 for Okadera-mae via Shobucho Yonchome-minami
  • Route 7 for Shobusho Yonchome-minani via Shobucho Itchome, Shobucho Sanchome and Shobucho Yonchome
  • Route 8 and 9 for Shobusho Yonchome via Shobucho Itchome and Shobucho Sanchome
  • Route 11 for Shuhodai via Okadera Station
  • Route 12 for Shuhodai via Shobucho Yonchome
  • Route 15 "Aka-Kame" for Hinokuma via Asuka Station
  • Route 16 "Aka-Kame" for Asuka Station via Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 17 "Aka-Kame" for Okahashimoto via Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 18 for Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi via Shobucho Yonchome-minami, Okadera-mae, Asuka Daibutsu-mae and Toyoura (evenings)
  • Route 19 for Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi via Toyoura, Asuka Daibutsu-mae, Okadera-mae and Shobucho Yonchome-minami (mornings)
  • Route 23 "Aka-Kame" for Asuka Station via Asuka-Koyama, Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 文 for Kenko Fukushi Center for Toyoura and Asuka Daibutsu-mae and Okadera-mae (operated on school days)

Stores in Kashiharajingu-mae Station[edit]

  • Wakakusa shoten (Book shop)
  • Matsumoto-Kiyoshi (Drug store)
  • Kiharu (Japanese food restaurant)
  • FamilyMart (Convenience store)
  • Doutor Coffee
  • Small convenience store on Platforms Nos. 6 and 7
  • ATM (Bank of Nanto)

Around Kashiharajingu-mae Station[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 [Usage by station] (in Japanese). Kintetsu Corporation. Retrieved June 1, 2016.