Kawachi-Hanazono Station

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South entrance (for Osaka Namba)
(before elevation)

Kawachi-Hanazono Station (河内花園駅) is a railway station on Kintetsu Railway's Nara Line in Higashiosaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Building[edit]

Kawachi-Hanazono Station has 2 side platforms serving 2 tracks elevated (eastbound on May 30, 2010 and westbound on September 21, 2014). The westbound platform is connected to the station building with the temporary elevator and the stairs till the completion of the station building, situating escalators.

1  Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara and Tenri
2  Nara Line for Fuse, Ōsaka Uehommachi, Ōsaka Namba and Amagasaki

History[edit]

1948 train collision accident.
  • 1914 - The station opens as a station of Osaka Electric Tramway
  • 1941 - Daiki consolidated Sangu Kyuko Railway and became a station of Kansai Kyuko Railway
  • 1944 - Kankyu was renamed Kinki Nippon Railway Company, Limtited
  • 1948 - Because of a brake failure of an express train for Uehommachi in Ikoma tunnel, the train crashed with a local train at this station, killing 49.
  • 2003 - Kinki Nippon Railway Company, Limtited was renamed Kintetsu Corporation.
  • 2007 - Starts using PiTaPa
  • 2010 - The platform grade separation for "down" trains (towards Kintetsu-Nara) is completed.
  • 2014 - The platform grade separation for "up" trains (towards Osaka-Namba) is completed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nara Line (A11)
Wakae-Iwata (A10)   Local   Higashi-Hanazono (A12)
Suburban Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station


Coordinates: 34°39′46″N 135°37′06″E / 34.662681°N 135.61833°E / 34.662681; 135.61833