Sumiyoshitaisha Station

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Sumiyoshitaisha Station
住吉大社駅
Train station
SumiyoshiTaisha-st1.jpg
View of the station from the ground.
Location Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市住吉区長峡町)
Japan
Coordinates 34°36′46.05″N 135°29′24.72″E / 34.6127917°N 135.4902000°E / 34.6127917; 135.4902000 (Sumiyoshitaisha Station)
Operated by Nankai Railway
Line(s) Nankai Line
Platforms 4 (2 island platforms)
Connections
  • Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Station code NK08[1]
History
Opened December 1885[2]
Electrified Yes
Previous names Sumiyoshikōen (until 1979)

Sumiyoshitaisha Station (住吉大社駅?, Sumiyoshitaisha-eki) is a train station on the Nankai Electric Railway Nankai Main Line in Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka Osaka Prefecture, Japan.[3] There used to be a connection to Sumiyoshikōen Station (住吉公園駅?, Sumiyoshikōen-eki) on the Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line, however this was closed from 31 January 2016.[4][5]

Lines[edit]

Sumiyoshitaisha Station
Sumiyoshikōen Station (closed in 2016)

Sumiyoshikōen Station, opened in 1913, was the terminal of the Uemachi Line.[9] There were approximately 200 trams departing the station in its peak in circa 1960, but the number of departures was finally reduced to five (four in weekends) at the March 2014 timetable revision to serve 70 to 100 passengers per day. The station, as well as the 200-meter section between Sumiyoshi and Sumiyoshikōen, was closed from 31 January 2016.[10][11]

Layout[edit]

Sumiyoshitaisha Station[edit]

Sumiyoshitaisha Station has two island platforms serving two tracks each on the 3rd level. Tracks 2 and 4 are used mainly for sub express trains and airport express trains from January 1 till 3 every year.

1  Nankai Line for Wakayamashi and Kansai Airport
2  Nankai Line extra (on off-peak hours from January 1 till 3 every year)
3  Nankai Line for Namba
4  Nankai Line extra (on off-peak hours from January 1 till 3 every year)

Sumiyoshikoen Station[edit]

Sumiyoshikoen Station
住吉公園駅
Tram stop
Sumiyoshitaisha Station and Sumiyoshikoen Station.jpg
Sumiyoshikōen Station (right) and entrance of Sumiyoshitaisha Station (left)
Location Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市住吉区長峡町)
Japan
Coordinates 34°36′47.08″N 135°29′26.03″E / 34.6130778°N 135.4905639°E / 34.6130778; 135.4905639 (Sumiyoshikoen Station)
Operated by Hankai Tramway
Line(s) Uemachi Line
Platforms 2 (2 side platforms)
Other information
Station code HN11
History
Opened 1913
Closed 31 January 2016

Sumiyoshikoen Station had two dead-end platforms serving two tracks on the ground.

1, 2  Uemachi Line for Abeno and Tennoji-ekimae

Surroundings[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nankai Railway Nankai Main Line (NK08: Sumiyoshitaisha)
Kohama (NK07)   Local (普通車)   Suminoe (NK09)
Semi-Express (only running for Namba on weekday mornings): Does not stop at this station
Sub. Express: Does not stop at this station
Airport Express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express ("rapi:t", "Southern"): Does not stop at this station
Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line (HN11: Sumiyoshikōen)
Sumiyoshi (HN10) - Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "住吉大社駅|南海電鉄". www.nankai.co.jp (in Japanese). Nankai Electric Railway. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "住吉大社駅|南海電鉄". www.nankai.co.jp (in Japanese). Nankai Electric Railway. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "住吉大社駅|南海電鉄". www.nankai.co.jp (in Japanese). Nankai Electric Railway. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "阪堺電車の住吉公園駅廃止へ" [Sumiyoshikōen Station of Hankai Tramway to be closed]. Sankei West (in Japanese). August 28, 2015. Retrieved August 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ "「日本一終電早い駅」廃止" ["Station with the earliest last train in Japan" closes]. Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). Kyodo. January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ "住吉大社駅|南海電鉄". www.nankai.co.jp (in Japanese). Nankai Electric Railway. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "阪堺電車の住吉公園駅廃止へ" [Sumiyoshikōen Station of Hankai Tramway to be closed]. Sankei West (in Japanese). August 28, 2015. Retrieved August 29, 2015. 
  8. ^ "「日本一終電早い駅」廃止" ["Station with the earliest last train in Japan" closes]. Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). Kyodo. January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  9. ^ "「日本一終電早い駅」廃止" ["Station with the earliest last train in Japan" closes]. Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). Kyodo. January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2016. 
  10. ^ "阪堺電車の住吉公園駅廃止へ" [Sumiyoshikōen Station of Hankai Tramway to be closed]. Sankei West (in Japanese). August 28, 2015. Retrieved August 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ "「日本一終電早い駅」廃止" ["Station with the earliest last train in Japan" closes]. Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). Kyodo. January 30, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2016.