Sakurai Station (Nara)

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Sakurai Station
桜井駅
West Japan Railway Company
commuter rail station
Sakurai-sta-South.jpg
The south entrance of Sakurai Station
Location
  • JR-West: 191-1, Sakurai, Sakurai
  • Kintetsu Railway: 190-2, Sakurai, Sakurai

Nara
  • Japan
  • JR-West: (奈良県桜井市桜井191-1番地)
  • Kintetsu Railway: (奈良県桜井市桜井190-2)
Coordinates 34°30′47″N 135°50′48″E / 34.513142°N 135.846744°E / 34.513142; 135.846744Coordinates: 34°30′47″N 135°50′48″E / 34.513142°N 135.846744°E / 34.513142; 135.846744
Owned by
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance
Platforms
Tracks
  • JR-West: 3
  • Kintetsu Railway: 2
Train operators
Bus stands 4
Connections
  • Bus interchange Kanto Bus / Nara Kotsu Bus Lines: Yamato-gō ShinjukuGojō Route at Sakurai-eki (North Exit)
  • Bus interchange Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise / Nara Kotsu Bus Lines: Airport Limousine Kansai Airport—Yamato-Yagi / Takada Route at Sakurai-eki (North Exit)
  • Bus interchange Nara Kotsu Bus Lines:
    • 60, 62, and 63 at Sakurai-eki (North Exit)
    • 37 and 71 at Sakurai-eki (South Exit)
  • Bus interchange Sakurai City Community Bus:
    • Hase / Asakuradai Route, Northwestern Circular Route, North Circular Route at Sakurai-eki (North Exit)
    • South Circular Route, Tōnomine Route at Sakurai-eki (South Exit)
Construction
Structure type
  • JR-West: At grade
  • Kintetsu Railway: Elevated
Parking Parking Available
Bicycle facilities Bicycle facilities Available
Disabled access
  • JR-West: Yes (1 elevator and 1 escaltor for the ticket gate, 1 elevator for each platform, and 1 accessible bathroom)
  • Kintetsu Railway: Yes (1 elevators and 1 escalator for each platform, 1 accessible bathroom, and equipped wheelchairs)
Other information
Station code  D42 
Website

www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0621709 (in Japanese)

www.kintetsu.co.jp/station/station_info/en_station02033.html
History
Opened
  • JR-West: 23 May 1893 (1893-05-23)
  • Kintetsu Railway: 5 January 1929 (1929-01-05)
Rebuilt 1995
Electrified
  • JR-West: 1980
Traffic
Passengers (2012 / 2015)
  • JR-West: 2,122 daily
  • Kintetsu Railway: 17,137 daily
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
 U  Man-yō Mahoroba Line
Kaguyama
toward Wakayama, Ōji, and Takada
  Local   Miwa
toward Nara
Kaguyama
toward JR Namba
  Rapid Service   Miwa
One-way
Preceding station   KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway   Following station
   D  Osaka Line  
Daifuku
toward Osaka Uehommachi, Takayasu, and Yamato-Yagi
  Local   Yamato-Asakura
toward Nabari and Haibara
Daifuku
toward Osaka Uehommachi
  Suburban Semi-Express   Yamato-Asakura
toward Nabari and Haibara
Daifuku
toward Osaka Uehommachi
  Semi-Express   Yamato-Asakura
toward Nabari and Haibara
Yamato-Yagi
toward Osaka Uehommachi
  Express   Haibara
toward Isuzugawa, Ujiyamada, Aoyamachō, and Nabari
Yamato-Yagi
toward Osaka Uehommachi
  Rapid Express   Haibara
toward Isuzugawa, Matsusaka, and Aoyamachō
Sakurai Station north entrance

Sakurai Station (桜井駅, Sakurai-eki) is a train station in Sakurai, Nara, Japan. Although the station is on the Sakurai Line as rail infrastructure, it has been served by the Man-yō Mahoroba Line since 2010 in terms of passenger train services. Sakurai Station is also served by the Osaka Line of the Kintetsu Railway.

Contactless smart cards including ICOCA (JR-West) and PiTaPa (Surutto KANSAI) are available on both of two rail system.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The elevated Kintetsu Osaka Line and the ground JR-West Sakurai Line are connected by a footbridge.

JR-West platforms[edit]

  • 1 side platform and 1 island platform with 3 tracks
1  Man-yō Mahoroba Line—Local for Wakayama, Ōji, and Takada
 Man-yō Mahoroba Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba via Ōji and Takada
2  Man-yō Mahoroba Line—Local for Nara
3  Man-yō Mahoroba Line—Local for Nara

Kintetsu Railway platforms[edit]

  • 2 side platforms with 2 tracks
1  Osaka Line for Nabari and Haibara
 Osaka Line—Suburban semi-express for Nabari and Haibara
 Osaka Line—Semi-express for Nabari and Haibara
 Osaka Line—Express for Isuzugawa, Ujiyamada, Aoyamachō, and Nabari
 Osaka Line—Rapid Express for Isuzugawa, Matsusaka, and Aoyamachō
2  Osaka Line—Local for Osaka Uehommachi, Takayasu, and Yamato-Yagi
 Osaka Line—Suburban semi-express for Osaka Uehommachi
 Osaka Line—Semi-express for Osaka Uehommachi
 Osaka Line—Express for Osaka Uehommachi
 Osaka Line—Rapid Express for Osaka Uehommachi

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