Yodoyabashi Station

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Yodoyabashi
淀屋橋
Location Kitahama Sanchome, Chūō, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市中央区北浜三丁目)
Japan
Coordinates 34°41′32″N 135°30′04″E / 34.692317°N 135.501004°E / 34.692317; 135.501004Coordinates: 34°41′32″N 135°30′04″E / 34.692317°N 135.501004°E / 34.692317; 135.501004
Operated by
Connections
  • Bus stop

Yodoyabashi Station (淀屋橋駅, Yodoyabashi-eki) is a railway station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line and the Keihan Railway Keihan Main Line. It is the nearest station to Osaka City Hall.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line[edit]

Yodoyabashi
淀屋橋
Osaka Municipal Subway
Osaka-subway-M17-Yodoyabashi-station-platform.jpg
Subway platform
Operated by Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Midōsuji Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code M17
History
Opened 1933
Station layout

Umeda

Hommachi

The subway station is an island platform with two tracks on the 2nd basement. Ticket gates are located in the north, the center-north, the center-south and the south on the 1st basement. The Keihan Main Line is close to the north gates.

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1F Mezzanine Ticket gates, ticket/ICOCA/PiTaPa machines, station agent, restrooms
Passageways to Keihan Main Line platforms
B2F
Platform level
Platform 1 Midosuji Line towards Nakamozu (Hommachi)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2 Midosuji Line towards Esaka (Umeda)
(Through service to Senri-Chūō on the Kitakyu Namboku Line)


1  Midosuji Line for Namba, Tennoji and Nakamozu
2  Midosuji Line for Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Senri-Chūō

Keihan Railway Keihan Main Line[edit]

Yodoyabashi
淀屋橋
Keihan Electric Railway
Keihan Yodoyabashi Station Osaka Japan01-r.jpg
Operated by Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s) Keihan Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
Station code KH01
History
Opened 1963
Station layout

Kitahama

Keihan station has an island platform serving four tracks on the 2nd basement. Ticket gates are located on the 1st basement, and named in order from the east to west, East Gates 2, East Gates 1, Central Gates, West Gates and West Exit Gates 0. The Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line is close to the West Gates and the West Exit Gates 0.

The following ticket gates are open during the following hours.[1][2]

  • East Gates 1 - only on weekday rush-hours (7:30–9:50, 17:10–21:15)
  • East Gates 2 - only on weekday mornings (7:30–9:50)
  • West Exit Gates 0 - (7–21 on weekdays and Saturdays, 8–19 on Sandays, Japanese national holidays, obon period and year-change period)

In addition, West Gates are used only for exit till 9 on weekdays.


1  Keihan Line for Hirakatashi, Chushojima, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi (8 car-length)
not in use in off-peak hours every day
used for local trains and semi-express trains on weekday rush hours
used only for deadhead trains on Saturdays and holidays
2  Keihan Line for Hirakatashi, Chushojima, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi (7 car-length)
not in use in off-peak hours every day
used for local trains and semi-express trains in the rush hours
3  Keihan Line for Hirakatashi, Chushojima, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi (8 car-length)
mainly used for sub express trains and express trains
4  Keihan Line for Hirakatashi, Chushojima, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi (8 car-length)
mainly used for limited express trains
used for the midnight express train for Kuzuha (departing at 0:20)

Establishments around the station[edit]

City hall behind Yodoyabashi Bridge

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Municipal Subway
Midōsuji Line (M17)
Umeda (M16) - Hommachi (M18)
Keihan Railway (KH01)
Keihan Main Line
Terminus All types Kitahama (KH02)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yodoyabashi Station map (in English) - Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd., as of October 20, 2011
  2. ^ 淀屋橋駅構内図 (in Japanese) - Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd., as of March 25, 2013