Universal City Station

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Universal City Station
ユニバーサルシティ駅
ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン 2014022808440000.jpg
Station entrance
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)  Y  Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line)
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code JR-P16
History
Opened 2001

Universal City Station (ユニバーサルシティ駅?, Unibāsaru Shiti-eki) is a train station on the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line) in Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan. The station was built on March 1, 2001, for the Universal Studios Japan. The station has the same name as the station in Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City Station.

Layout[edit]

Paid area
Platform

The station has two side platforms serving two tracks under the footbridge with ticket machines and ticket gates. The building of the station was designed by Tadao Ando (安藤 忠雄?), an architect.

1  JR Yumesaki Line for Nishikujō and Ōsaka
2  JR Yumesaki Line to Sakurajima

History[edit]

When service began at Universal City station, there were some protests by local residents and business owners to open a new station ("Haruhinode Station") between Nishi-Kujō and Ajikawaguchi stations. However, not enough demand was forecast and plans were shelved.

Surrounding area[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line)
Ajikawaguchi - Sakurajima

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°40′4.23″N 135°26′18.94″E / 34.6678417°N 135.4385944°E / 34.6678417; 135.4385944