Sumiyoshitaisha Station in September 2007
Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi, Osaka|
|Operated by||Nankai Electric Railway|
|Line(s)||Nankai Main Line|
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Previous names||Sumiyoshikōen (until 1979)|
Sumiyoshitaisha Station (住吉大社駅 Sumiyoshitaisha-eki) is a train station on the Nankai Main Line in Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nankai Electric Railway. There used to be a connection to Sumiyoshikōen Station (住吉公園駅 Sumiyoshikōen-eki) on the Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line, until that section of the line was closed from 31 January 2016.
- Sumiyoshitaisha Station
- Sumiyoshikōen Station (closed in 2016)
Sumiyoshikōen Station, opened in 1913, was the terminal of the Uemachi Line. There were approximately 200 trams departing from 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.
Sumiyoshitaisha Station has two island platforms serving two tracks each on the third 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)|
Sumiyoshikōen Station (right) and entrance of Sumiyoshitaisha Station (left)
Nagaochō, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka|
|Operated by||Hankai Tramway|
|Line(s)||■ Uemachi Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|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|
|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 Taisha
- Osaka Prefectural Sumiyoshi Park
- Sumiyoshi-toriimae Station (HN12, Hankai Tramway Hankai Line)
- "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.
- "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.
- "「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.
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