Taishō Station (Osaka)

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Entrance of the JR station

There are two train stations named Taisho Station (大正駅 Taishō-eki?) in Taishō-ku, Osaka, Japan. One is on the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Osaka Loop Line and the other is on the Osaka Municipal Subway Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

JR West Osaka Loop Line

JR West station has 2 side platforms serving 2 tracks elevated, administrated by Shin-Imamiya Station. IC ride cards ICOCA, PiTaPa and other 8 brands are accepted.

1  Osaka Loop Line inner track (counterclockwise)
for Shin-Imamiya, Tennōji, Nara, Kansai Airport and Wakayama
2  Osaka Loop Line outer track (clockwise)
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 getting on)
2  Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line only for getting off

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 outer track (clockwise) trains to Osaka, of which:
4 are local trains and stop at all stations
8 are rapid trains and stop at Bentencho, Nishikujo and all stations from Fukushima
12 inner track (counterclockwise) trains 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 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

Adjucent 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)