Wakae-Iwata Station

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Wakae-Iwata Station (before elevation)

Wakae-Iwata Station (若江岩田駅) is a railway station on Kintetsu Railway's Nara Line in Higashiosaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Wakae-Iwata Station has two side platforms serving two tracks elevated (eastbound on May 30, 2010 and westbound on September 21, 2014). The westbound platform is connected to the temporary building with the temporary elevator and the temporary stairs till the completion of the station building, situating an escalator.

Platforms[edit]

1  Nara Line for Higashi-Hanazono, Ikoma, Yamato-Saidaiji, Nara and Tenri
2  Nara Line for Fuse, Ōsaka Uehommachi, Ōsaka Namba and Amagasaki

History[edit]

  • 1914 - The station opens as a Wakae station of Osaka Electric Tramway
  • 1925 - The station is renamed to Wakae-Iwata
  • 1941 - OET merges with Sangu Kyuko Railway and because a station of Kansai Kyuko Railway
  • 1944 - Becomes a station of Kintetsu
  • 2007 - Starts using PiTaPa
  • 2010 - The platform grade separation for "down" trains (towards Kintetsu-Nara) is completed.
  • 2014 - The platform grade separation for "up" trains (towards Osaka-Namba) is completed.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Nara Line (A10)
Yaenosato (A09)   Local   Kawachi-Hanazono (A11)
Suburban Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Semi-Express: Does not stop at this station
Express: Does not stop at this station
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station

Coordinates: 34°39′47″N 135°36′28″E / 34.663166°N 135.60789°E / 34.663166; 135.60789