Tsuruhashi Station

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Tsuruhashi
鶴橋
Location Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市生野区・天王寺区)
Japan
Operated by

There are three railway stations named Tsuruhashi (鶴橋駅 Tsuruhashi-eki?) in the Tsuruhashi district of Ikuno-ku and Tennoji-ku, Osaka, Japan; the Kintetsu Osaka Line, the Kintetsu Nara Line, the Osaka Loop Line, and the Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line.

Kintetsu[edit]

Tsuruhashi
鶴橋
Kintetsu
Location 1-20, Tsuruhashi Nichome, Ikuno, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市生野区鶴橋二丁目1-20)
Japan
Coordinates 34°39′55.25″N 135°31′52.67″E / 34.6653472°N 135.5312972°E / 34.6653472; 135.5312972 (Tsuruhashi Station (Kintetsu))
Operated by Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s) Osaka Line, Nara Line
Other information
Station code A04, D04
History
Opened 1914
Traffic
Passengers (November 13, 2012) 153,580 daily
Station layout
4 3 2 1

Osaka Uehommachi

Osaka Loop Line

Imazato

1-20, Tsuruhashi Nichome, Ikuno-ku, Osaka

This station has a stationmaster and administrates itself and Imazato Station.

Layout[edit]

The station on the Kintetsu lines has two island platforms serving four tracks on the second level. The platforms enable passengers to change trains between the Nara Line and the Osaka Line (cross-platform interchange).

1  Limited express from Osaka Namba for Nagoya, Ise-Shima and Nara
 Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara and Tenri
2  Limited express from Osaka Uehommachi for Ise-Shima and Nagoya
 Osaka Line for Kawachi-Kokubu, Yamato-Yagi, Nabari and Ise-Shima
3  Nara Line for Osaka Namba, (Hanshin Namba Line) Amagasaki, Koshien and Kobe Sannomiya
4  Osaka Line to Osaka Uehommachi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Line (D04)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Local   Imazato (D05)
Ōsaka Uehommachi   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Fuse (D06)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Express   Fuse (D06)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Rapid Express   Goidō (D13)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Limited Express (Nagoya - Ōsaka)   Yamato-Yagi (D39)
Tsu (E39)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Limited Express (Ōsaka - Ise-Shima)   Fuse (D06) (Ōsaka Uehommachi - Ujiyamada, Toba)
Yamato-Takada (D25) (Ōsaka Namba, Ōsaka Uehommachi - Kashikojima / Ōsaka Namba - Nabari, Matsusaka, Toba)
Yamato-Yagi (D39) (Ōsaka Uehommachi - Ujiyamada, Toba)
Iseshi (M73) (Ōsaka Namba - Kashikojima) (Non stop)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (D03)   Limited Express "Shimakaze"   Yamato-Yagi (D39)
Nara Line (A04)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (A03)   Local   Imazato (A05)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (A03)   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Fuse (A06)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (A03)   Express   Fuse (A06)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (A03)   Rapid Express   Ikoma (A17)
Ōsaka Uehommachi (A03)   Limited Express (Ōsaka - Nara)   Ikoma (A17)

West Japan Railway Company (JR West)[edit]

Tsuruhashi
鶴橋
JR West
Location 1-1, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市天王寺区下味原町1-1)
Japan
Coordinates 34°39′54.89″N 135°31′47.73″E / 34.6652472°N 135.5299250°E / 34.6652472; 135.5299250 (Tsuruhashi Station (JR West))
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Osaka Loop Line
History
Opened 1932
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 105,724 daily
Station layout
1 2

Tamatsukuri

Kintetsu Nara Line
Kintetsu Osaka Line
Kintetsu Nara Line
Kintetsu Osaka Line

Momodani

1-1, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka

This station has a stationmaster and administrates Teradacho, Momodani, Tamatsukuri and Morinomiya stations.

Layout[edit]

The station on the Osaka Loop Line has two side platforms serving two tracks on the third floor, over the western side of the platforms and tracks for the Kintetsu lines.

1  Osaka Loop Line Inner track for Kyōbashi, Osaka and Universal City
2  Osaka Loop Line Outer track for Tennōji and Shin-Imamiya

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Loop Line
Momodani All types Tamatsukuri

Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line[edit]

Tsuruhashi
鶴橋
Osaka Municipal Subway
Osaka Subway Tsuruhashi Station.jpg
Exit 4
Location 1-24, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市天王寺区下味原町1-24)
Japan
Coordinates 34°39′57.64″N 135°31′47.51″E / 34.6660111°N 135.5298639°E / 34.6660111; 135.5298639 (Tsuruhashi Station (Osaka Municipal Subway))
Operated by Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
Line(s) Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line
Other information
Station code S19
History
Opened 1969
Station layout
2 1

Tanimachi Kyūchōme

Imazato

  • 1-24, Shimoajihara-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka
  • Station number: S19

Layout[edit]

The station on the Sennichimae Line has an island platform serving two tracks on the second basement and fenced with platform gates.

1  Sennichimae Line for Minami-Tatsumi
2  Sennichimae Line for Namba, Awaza and Nodahanshin

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sennichimae Line (S19)
Tanimachi Kyuchome (S18) - Imazato (S20)

Surrounding area[edit]

This area of Osaka is well known for its bulgogi (Korean-style barbecue) restaurants and other Korean goods. Under the tracks, you will find a labyrinth of stalls selling Korean wedding dresses, fake brand goods,[1] fruits and vegetables, and kimchi.

The Tsuruhashi and Ikuno-ku districts are well known for the large number of Zainichi Korean living there. Many families from Korea have lived in the Tsuruhashi district for three generations or more.

Establishments around the station[edit]

  • Miyukimori Shopping Street (御幸森商店街)
  • Tsuruhashi Market (鶴橋卸売市場)
  • Ajiyosi Head Restaurant (アジヨシ本店)
  • Osaka Red Cross Hospital (大阪赤十字病院)

Buses[edit]

Tsuruhashi-ekimae (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
  • Route 18: for Tamatsukuri via Uehommachi Rokuchome / for Kita-Tatsumi Bus Terminal via Miyukidori
  • Route 22: for Abenobashi via Uehommachi Rokuchome and Tennoji Kumin Center / for Suwa Jinja-mae via Tamatsukuri
  • Route 73: for Namba / for Deto Bus Terminal via Katsuyama Yonchome and Kumata

References[edit]