Shōwachō Station (Osaka)

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Shōwachō Station
Osaka subway Showacho station.jpg
Exit No. 4 in July 2008
Location 1-9-26 Shōwachō, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Osaka
Operated by Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Midōsuji Line
Distance 15.7 km from Esaka
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code M24
Website Official website
Opened 20 December 1951
Passengers (FY2011) 22,741 daily
Shōwachō Station is located in Japan
Shōwachō Station
Shōwachō Station
Location within Japan

Shōwachō Station (昭和町駅, Shōwachō-eki) is a subway station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan, south east of Tennoji. The station is numbered "M24".

While situated relatively close to Fuminosato Station on the Tanimachi Line, there are no transfer passageways between the two stations.


Shōwachō Station is served by the Midōsuji Line, and is located 15.7 km from the starting point of the line at Esaka.[1]

Station layout[edit]

There are two side platforms with two tracks under Abiko-suji, on the second basement ("B2F") level.


The platforms in December 2015
1  Midōsuji Line for Abiko and Nakamozu
2  Midōsuji Line for Tennōji, Namba, Umeda, and Senri-Chūō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line (M24)
Tennōji (M23) - Nishitanabe (M25)


The station opened on 20 December 1951.[1]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 22,741 passengers daily.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

The station is located in a largely residential area; there are convenience stores, small izakayas, and a covered shopping street of local independent traders.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 283. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°38′01″N 135°31′01″E / 34.633559°N 135.516964°E / 34.633559; 135.516964