Ōsaka Abenobashi Station

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Ōsaka Abenobashi Station
大阪阿部野橋駅
ABENO HARUKAS of March 7, 2014 (2).JPG
Osaka Abenobashi Station (March 7, 2014)
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Abeno
Neighborhood 1, Abenosuji Itchome
Postal code 545-0052
Address in Japanese 大阪市阿倍野区阿倍野筋1丁目1
Coordinates 34°38′44.29″N 135°30′50.06″E / 34.6456361°N 135.5139056°E / 34.6456361; 135.5139056Coordinates: 34°38′44.29″N 135°30′50.06″E / 34.6456361°N 135.5139056°E / 34.6456361; 135.5139056
History
Opened 1923
Former name Ōsaka Tennōji Station
Present name since 1924
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corpotration
Line(s) Minami-Osaka Line
Statistics 159,075 passengers/day November 13, 2012[1]
Bus Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station
Osaka Abenobashi Station at night (April 2005)
Station layout

Koboreguchi

Ōsaka Abenobashi Station (大阪阿部野橋駅 Ōsaka-Abenobashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station is also called "Abenobashi Station" (あべの橋駅).

According to the research on November 13, 2012, 159,075 passengers got on and off trains at Ōsaka Abenobashi Station. It was the largest number of passengers getting on and off trains at stations on the Kintetsu Lines.

The west ticket gates of the station were shifted 35 m to the east on March 20, 2009, so that station facilities are entirely within the Kintetsu Abeno department store's "new" (east) building. The "old" (western) portion is set to be demolished to make way for a new high-rise building.[2]

Connecting lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has six bay platforms serving five tracks on the first floor.

Minami-Osaka Line for Fujiidera, Domyoji, Furuichi, Shakudo, Kashiharajingu-mae, Yoshino and Kawachi-Nagano
(1)  exit from trains  
1, 2  local trains (6 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.)
(2, 3)  exit from trains  
3, 4  mainly semi-express trains
and express trains
(also used for a suburban express train for Kashiharajingu-mae (to be a local train from there for Yoshino) on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
(also used for local trains (the first train - 5:59 a.m., from 0 a.m. - the last train))
(4)  exit from trains the opossite side of the second platform from the south
5  express trains and suburban express trains
in the rush hour
(rarely used for semi-express trains)
also exit from trains at Number 6
6  limited express trains also exit from trains at Number 5

Establishments around the station[edit]

The skyscraper "Abeno Harukas" opened on March 7, 2014. The department store floors pre-opened on June 13, 2013,[3] and February 22, 2014.

Bus stops[edit]

transit bus (Abenobashi, Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
north side of JR West Tennōji Station
  • Route 12 for Fuse-ekimae via Tennoji Todaimon-mae and Ōikebashi
  • Route 13 for Kita-Tatsumi Bus Terminal via Shariji
  • Route 22 for Suwa Jinja-mae via Teradacho, Tennoji Kumin Center and Uehommachi Rokuchome
  • Route 30 for Hirano Kuyakusho-mae via Teradacho, Kumata and Subway Minami-Tatsumi
west side of Tennoji MiO Plaza
  • Route 62, Route 67 for Sumiyoshi Shako-mae
  • Route 63 for Asaka
  • Route 64 for Orionobashi
south side of JR West Tennōji Station (eastbound)
  • Route 1 for Deto Bus Terminal
  • Route 5 for Miyake-naka via Naka-Kuwazu, Kumata and Hirano kuyakusho-mae (Hirano Ward Office)
  • Route 6 for Sunjiyata via Bishōen, Kumata and Imagawa Hatchōme
north side of Abeno Harukas and Apollo Building (westbound)
  • Route 48 for Subway Suminoekoen via Bainan Sanchōme
  • Route 52 for Namba via Tsurumibashi Shōtengai
  • Route 80 for Tsurumachi Yonchōme
east side of Abeno Q's Mall
  • Route 62 for Osaka-ekimae (Osaka Station) via Uehommachi Rokuchōme and Temmabashi
  • Route 62A, 62B for Uehommachi Rokuchōme-minami
east side of Tennoji park
  • Route 62 for Osaka-ekimae (Osaka Station) via Uehommachi Rokuchōme and Temmabashi
  • Route 62A, 62B for Uehommachi Rokuchōme-minami
transit bus (Abenobashi (Abeno Harukas), Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd.)
north side of Abeno Harukas
transit bus (Tennoji Miyako Hotel, Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd.)
entrance to Tennoji Miyako Hotel
  • Abeno-Uehommachi Loop-line Bus for Shitenno-ji Sandoguchi and Osaka Uehommachi
expressway bus (Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd. and others)
Abenobashi Bus Station (north side of Abeno Harukas)
expressway bus (Nankai Bus Co., Ltd.)
Abenobashi Bus Station (north side of Abeno Harukas)
expressway bus (West JR Bus Company, JR Bus Kanto Co., Ltd.)
Tennoji Station (east side of Tennoji Park)
expressway bus (Osaka Bus Co., Ltd.)
Tennoji Station (east side of Tennoji Park)
airport limousine
Abenobashi (Tennoji) (north side of Apollo Building) Osaka Airport Transport Co., Ltd.
for Osaka International Airport
Abeno Harukas Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd., Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Abenobashi Route for Kansai International Airport

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kintetsu.co.jp/tetsudo/e.html - Kintetsu Corporation
  2. ^ News Release on August 8, 2007 - Kintetsu Corporation
  3. ^ 6月13日(木)「あべのハルカス近鉄本店」 タワー館オープン! [New Main Store of Kintetsu Department Store will open in Abeno Harukas on Thursday, June 13, 2013] (PDF) (in Japanese). Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd. May 1, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013. 

Stations next to Ōsaka Abenobashi[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line
Terminus   Local   Koboreguchi
Terminus   Semi-Express   Kawachi-Matsubara
Terminus   Suburban Express   Furuichi
Terminus   Express   Furuichi
Terminus   Limited Express   Furuichi
Shakudo