JR Namba Station

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JR Namba Station

JR難波駅
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Underground platform
Location1-4-1 Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Japan
Coordinates 34°39′59.1″N135°29′43.2″E / 34.666417°N 135.495333°E / 34.666417; 135.495333 Coordinates: 34°39′59.1″N135°29′43.2″E / 34.666417°N 135.495333°E / 34.666417; 135.495333
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus terminal
History
Opened1889
Previous namesMinatomachi (until 1994)
Location
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JR Namba Station
Location within Japan

JR Namba Station (JR難波駅, Jeiāru-Nanba-eki) is a railway station in Namba, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Japan, adjacent to Namba Station (Nankai Railway, Osaka Subway) and Ōsaka Namba Station (Kintetsu, Hanshin Railway) operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Contents

JR Namba is the western terminus of the Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line).

Layout

The station has two underground island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms

1-4  Yamatoji Line for Tennoji , Oji , Nara, Kamo, and Takada

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Yamatoji Line
Shin-Imamiya  Rapid Service Terminus
Imamiya  Local Terminus

History

Minatomachi Station in 1987 Minatomachi Station (1987).jpg
Minatomachi Station in 1987

The station opened as Minatomachi Station (湊町駅) on March 1, 1899. It was renamed JR Namba on September 4, 1994, in collaboration with the opening of Kansai International Airport. New underground facilities opened on March 22, 1996, and replaced the former above-ground station. [1]

Surrounding area

The OCAT building above the station JR Namba.jpg
The OCAT building above the station

Bus stops

See also

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References

  1. Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編[Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 344. ISBN   4533029809.