Ōsaka Namba Station

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Osaka Namba Station
大阪難波駅
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Kintetsu Namba Building (Ōsaka Namba Station is located under this building)
Location 4-1-17 Namba, Chūō-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates 34°40′02″N 135°29′57″E / 34.667114°N 135.499142°E / 34.667114; 135.499142Coordinates: 34°40′02″N 135°29′57″E / 34.667114°N 135.499142°E / 34.667114; 135.499142
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus terminal
Other information
Station code A01 (Kintetsu)
HS 41 (Hanshin)
History
Opened 1970
Previous names Kintetsu Namba (until 2009)
Location
Osaka Namba Station is located in Japan
Osaka Namba Station
Osaka Namba Station
Location within Japan
Ōsaka Namba Station
layout

Sakuragawa (Hanshin)

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Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu)

Ōsaka Namba Station (大阪難波駅?, Ōsaka-Nanba-eki) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Namba Line and Hanshin Namba Line in the Namba district of Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is adjacent to Namba Station and JR Namba Station. Trains of the Nara Line depart from and arrive at the station.

Lines[edit]

Ōsaka Namba Station is served by the following two lines.

Station layout[edit]

The station has an island platform and a side platform with three tracks on the third basement level, parallel to Namba Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line. There is a returning track in the west of the platforms between the two tracks of the Hanshin Namba Line.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Kintetsu Namba Line Limited Express for Nagoya, Ise-Shima and Nara
Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara, and Tenri
3  Hanshin Namba Line for Amagasaki, Kōshien, and Kōbe-Sannomiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Namba Line (A01)
Hanshin Railway Hanshin Namba Line (HS 41)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Local   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Terminus   Express   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Sakuragawa (Hanshin, HS 42)   Rapid Express   Kintetsu Nippombashi (Kintetsu, A02)
Terminus   Kintetsu Limited Express   Ōsaka Uehommachi (Kintetsu, A03)

History[edit]

The station was first named Kintetsu Namba Station (近鉄難波駅?, Kintetsu-Nanba-eki) on March 15, 1970, when Kintetsu's Namba Line opened.[1] It was renamed to the present name on March 20, 2009, the date of opening of the Hanshin Namba Line.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kintetsu Corporation Company Profile" (PDF). p. 31. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  2. ^ 阪神なんば線開業に合わせ、「近鉄難波駅」を「大阪難波駅」に、「上本町駅」を「大阪上本町駅」に駅名変更します。 ["Kintetsu Namba Station" will be renamed "Ōsaka Namba Station", and "Uehommachi Station" will be "Ōsaka Uehommachi Station".] (PDF) (Press release) (in Japanese). Kintetsu Corporation. March 31, 2008.