Shinsaibashi Station

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Shinsaibashi
心斎橋
Osaka Municipal Subway station
Midosuji line Shinsaibashi station platform 20161002.jpg
Midosuji Line platform
Operated by Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Midosuji Line
Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line
Connections Yotsubashi Line at Yotsubashi
Other information
Station code M19 (Midosuji Line)
N15 (Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line)
History
Opened 1933 (Midosuji Line)
1996 (Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line)

Shinsaibashi Station (心斎橋駅 Shinsaibashi-eki?) is a metro station on the Osaka Municipal Subway located in Shinsaibashi, Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan.

Lines[edit]

For the purpose of fare calculation, Shinsaibashi Station is treated as the same station as Yotsubashi Station on the Yotsubashi Line.

History[edit]

  • May 20, 1933 - The Midōsuji Line from transient Umeda Station to Shinsaibashi Station opened.
  • December 11, 1996 - The Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line from Kyobashi to Shinsaibashi was opened, and the line was renamed the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.
  • August 29, 1997 - The Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line from Shinsaibashi to Taisho and from Tsurumi-ryokuchi and Kadoma-minami were opened.

It was announced in 2014 that the Midōsuji Line will get platform screen doors installed at the station.[1]

Layout[edit]

Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line platform
Station sign (Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line)

This station has an island platform with two tracks for each line. The one for the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line is fenced with platform gates.

Midōsuji Line (M19)
1  Midōsuji Line for Namba, Tennōji and Nakamozu
2  Midōsuji Line for Umeda, Shin-Ōsaka and Senri-Chūō
Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N15)
1  Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line for Morinomiya, Kyobashi and Kadomaminami
2  Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line for Taisho

Surroundings[edit]

Stations next to Shinsaibashi[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Municipal Subway
Midōsuji Line (M19)
Hommachi (M18) - Namba (M20)
Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N15)
Nishiohashi (N14) - Nagahoribashi (N16)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°40′30.08″N 135°30′1.11″E / 34.6750222°N 135.5003083°E / 34.6750222; 135.5003083