Hirakatashi Station

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Hirakatashi Station

枚方市駅
Hirakata-shi Station Minami Entrance.jpg
Hirakatashi Station, September 2006
Location19-14 Oka-higashicho, Hirakata, Osaka
(大阪府枚方市岡東町19-14)
Japan
Coordinates 34°48′58.05″N135°38′54.31″E / 34.8161250°N 135.6484194°E / 34.8161250; 135.6484194 Coordinates: 34°48′58.05″N135°38′54.31″E / 34.8161250°N 135.6484194°E / 34.8161250; 135.6484194
Operated by Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1910
Previous namesHirakata-higashiguchi (until 1949)

Hirakatashi Station (枚方市駅, Hirakatashi-eki) is a railway station in the city of Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, operated by the private railway operator, Keihan Electric Railway.

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Lines

Hirakatashi Station is served by the Keihan Main Line and the Keihan Katano Line. It is numbered "KH21".

Layout

The station has three island platforms serving six tracks located on the third-floor level.

Platforms

1, 2  Keihan Main Line for Chūshojima, Sanjō and Demachiyanagi
3, 4  Keihan Main Line for Moriguchishi, Kyōbashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima
5 Keihan Katano Linefor Katanoshi and Kisaichi
 Keihan Main Linesome trains starting for Moriguchishi, Kyōbashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima
6  Keihan Katano Line for Katanoshi and Kisaichi

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Keihan Main Line
Kyōbashi  Liner Kuzuha
Kyōbashi Limited Express Kuzuha
Kōrien Commuter Rapid Express (only running for Nakanoshima on weekday mornings) Kuzuha
Kōrien  Rapid Express Kuzuha
Kōrien Midnight Express for Kuzuha Kuzuha
Hirakatakōen Express  Kuzuha
Hirakatakōen Commuter Sub Express (only running for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima on weekday mornings) Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen Sub Express Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen Semi-Express Gotenyama
Hirakatakōen  Local  Gotenyama
Rapid Limited Express: Does not stop at this station
Keihan Katano Line
Terminus Local  Miyanosaka

History

The station opened on 15 April 1910 as Hirakata-higashiguchi Station (枚方東口駅). [1] It was renamed Hirakatashi on 1 October 1949. [1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 90,849 passengers daily. [1]

Surrounding area

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄[Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 276. ISBN   978-4-7770-1336-4.