Taishō Station (Osaka)

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Taisho
大正
JRWest Taishou Station.jpg
Entrance to the JR West portion of the station
Operated by JR West
Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (JR West)
1 island platform (Osaka Municipal Subway)
Tracks 4
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code N11 (Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line)
History
Opened April 25, 1961 (JR West)
August 29, 1997 (Osaka Municipal Subway)

Taisho Station (大正駅, Taishō-eki) is a combined train station and metro station located in Taishō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station is served by the Osaka Loop Line and the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

3F
JR West platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Osaka Loop Line clockwise direction (Bentenchō)
Platform 1 Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise direction (Ashiharabashi)
Side platform, doors will open on the left
2F JR West station mezzanine JR West faregates, ticket machines, station agent
1F Street level Exit/Entrance; transfer between JR West and Osaka Municipal Subway stations
B1F Subway station mezzanine Subway faregates, ticket machines, station agent
B2F
Subway platforms
Platform 1 Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line toward Kadoma-minami (Dome-mae Chiyozaki)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2 Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line termination track
JR West Osaka Loop Line

JR West station has two side platforms serving two tracks elevated, administrated by Shin-Imamiya Station. IC ride cards ICOCA, PiTaPa and other 8 brands are accepted.

1  Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise-bound for Shin-Imamiya, Tennōji, Nara, Kansai Airport and Wakayama
2  Osaka Loop Line clockwise-bound for Nishikujō and Ōsaka
Osaka Municipal Subway Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line

Subway station has an island platform fenced with platform gates between two tracks under the ground level. IC ride cards PiTaPa, ICOCA and other 8 brands and Surutto KANSAI ride cards are accepted.

1  Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line for Shinsaibashi, Kyōbashi and Kadoma-minami (for embarking passengers)
2  Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line only for disembarking passengers

Trains arrive at Platform 2 and disembark passengers, and return at the sidetracks in the south of the station, then enter Platform 1 as ones for Kadoma-minami.

Train services in off-peak hours[edit]

JR West Osaka Loop Line
12 clockwise-bound trains go to Osaka, of which:
4 are local trains and stop at every station.
8 are rapid services and stop at Bentencho, Nishikujo and every station from Fukushima.
12 counterclockwise-bound trains go to Tennoji, of which:
4 are local trains to Tsuruhashi.
4 are Yamatoji rapid services to Nara via the Yamatoji Line, 2 of which continue to Kamo.
4 are Kansai Airport rapid services to Kansai Airport and Kishuji rapid services to Wakayama via the Hanwa Line.
Osaka Municipal Subway Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line
8 or 9 trains go to Kadoma-minami (every 7 minutes).

Surroundings[edit]

  • Osaka Dome (a 7-minute walk from JR West station)
  • Taisho Post Office
  • Taisho Bridge
  • Iwasaki Bridge
  • Onami Bridge

Bus routes (Taishobashi)[edit]

Buses are operated by Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau. See the external link for details of Taishobashi Bus Stop.

  • Route 51 for Tempozan via Bentencho-ekimae and Daisan Tottei-mae / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 60 for Tempozan via Sakaigawa and Subway Asashiobashi / for Namba (Takashimaya)
  • Route 70 for Nishi-Funamachi via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 70 Express for Nishi-Funamachi via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 71 for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Namba
  • Route 76 for Subway Suminoekoen / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 87 for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Shin-Chitose / for Namba
  • Route 90 for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Nodahanshin-mae
  • Route 91 for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 91 Express for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Taisho Kuyakusho-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 94 for Tsurumachi Yonchome via Chishima Koen-mae and Daiumbashi-dori / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki
  • Route 98 for Taisho Kuyakusho-mae via Shin-Chitose / for Dome-mae Chiyozaki

Adjacent Stations[edit]

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Osaka Loop Line
Bentenchō   Local   Ashiharabashi
Bentenchō   Regional Rapid Service   Ashiharabashi
Bentenchō   Direct Rapid Service   Ashiharabashi
Bentenchō   Yamatoji Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Bentenchō   B Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Bentenchō   Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Bentenchō   Kansai Airport Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Bentenchō   Kishuji Rapid Service   Shin-Imamiya
Osaka Municipal Subway Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N11)
Terminus - Dome-mae Chiyozaki (N12)