Sumiyoshitaisha Station

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Sumiyoshitaisha Station
住吉大社駅
SumiyoshiTaisha-st1.jpg
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
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code NK08
History
Opened 1912
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. There was a connection to Sumiyoshikōen Station (住吉公園駅 Sumiyoshikōen-eki?) on the Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line.

Lines[edit]

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 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 January 31, 2016.[1][2]

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
Sumiyoshitaisha Station and Sumiyoshikoen Station.jpg
Sumiyoshikōen Station (right) and entrance of Sumiyoshitaisha Station
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
Other information
Station code HN11
History
Opened 1913
Closed 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): no stop
Sub. Express: no stop
Airport Express: no stop
Express: no stop
Limited Express ("rapi:t", "Southern"): no stop
Hankai Tramway Uemachi Line (HN11: Sumiyoshikōen)
Sumiyoshi (HN10) - Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "「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.