Shin-Tanabe Station

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Shin-Tanabe Station
新田辺駅
KT-Shin-TanabeStation-WestGate.jpg
Shin-Tanabe Station, May 2008
Location Kyōtanabe, Kyoto
Japan
Coordinates 34°49′15.08″N 135°46′22.34″E / 34.8208556°N 135.7728722°E / 34.8208556; 135.7728722Coordinates: 34°49′15.08″N 135°46′22.34″E / 34.8208556°N 135.7728722°E / 34.8208556; 135.7728722
Operated by Kintetsu Railway
Line(s) Kyoto Line
History
Opened 1928

Shin-Tanabe Station (新田辺駅?, Shin-Tanabe-eki) is a railway station on Kintetsu Railway's Kyoto Line in the city of Kyōtanabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

The station is adjacent to a train yard.

Lines[edit]

Local trains to/from the Karasuma Line subway turn at Shin-Tanabe Station, while express trains go further to Kintetsu Nara Station.

Layout[edit]

The station has two platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms[edit]

1  Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) Southbound (For Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara, Tenri, and Kashiharajingu-mae)
2  Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) Southbound (For Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara, Tenri, and Kashiharajingu-mae)
3  Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) Northbound (For Kintetsu Tambabashi, Takeda, and Kyoto)
4  Kyoto Line (Kintetsu) Northbound (For Kintetsu Tambabashi, Takeda, and Kyoto)

Around the Station[edit]

  • Kyoto International University
  • Tanabe Central Hospital

History[edit]

  • 1928 - The station opens as a station of Nara Electric Railroad
  • 1963 - NER merges and the station becomes part of Kintetsu
  • 1988 - The station is elevated
  • 2007 - Starts using PiTaPa

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Kyoto Line (Kintetsu)
Ōkubo   Express   Shin-Hōsono
Ōkubo   Express (From Kyoto bound for Miyazu)   Kōdo
Tonoshō   Semi-Express   Terminus
Tonoshō   Local   Kōdo