Shin-Hōsono Station

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Shin-Hōsono Station
新祝園駅
ShinHousono-Station.jpg
Shin-Hōsono Station, August 2007
Location
Prefecture Kyoto
(See other stations in Kyoto)
District Soraku
Town Seika
Neighborhood 13-1, Nagatsuka, Hosono
Address in Japanese 京都府相楽郡精華町大字祝園小字長塚13-1
Coordinates 34°45′35.69″N 135°47′33.68″E / 34.7599139°N 135.7926889°E / 34.7599139; 135.7926889Coordinates: 34°45′35.69″N 135°47′33.68″E / 34.7599139°N 135.7926889°E / 34.7599139; 135.7926889
History
Opened 1928
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s) Kyoto Line
Bus Small bus terminal at this station

Shin-Hōsono Station (新祝園駅 Shin-Hōsono Eki?) is a railway station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line located in the town of Seika, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Both express and local trains stop at Shin-Hōsono Station. It is one of the major stations of the Kansai Science City.

Connecting line from Shin-Hosono Station[edit]

Facilities[edit]

The station has 2 platforms serving 4 tracks. An elevated walkway connects the station with the adjacent Hōsono Station on the Katamachi Line (Gakkentoshi Line) of JR West.

Platforms[edit]

1, 2  Kintetsu Kyoto Line for Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara, Tenri, Kashiharajingu-mae, Yoshino and Osaka Namba
3, 4  Kintetsu Kyoto Line for Shin-Tanabe, Tambabashi, Takeda, Kyoto and Kyoto Kokusaikaikan

Bus connections[edit]

History[edit]

  • 1928 - The station opens when Nara Electric Railway starts operation between Momoyamagoryo-mae and Saidaiji
  • 1963 - NER merges into Kintetsu
  • 1994 - Station house is rebuilt as an elevated building
  • 2000 - The station is promoted to an express train stop
  • 2007 - Starts using PiTaPa

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu Kyoto Line
Komada   Local   Kizugawadai
Shin-Tanabe   Express   Takanohara