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|Location|| Osaka, Osaka |
Kyobashi Station (京橋駅, Kyōbashi-eki) is a railway station in the Kyōbashi district of Jōtō-ku and Miyakojima-ku, Osaka, Japan, jointly operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West), the private railway operator Keihan Railway, and the Osaka Metro.
The Tōzai and Gakkentoshi Lines form a combined service line in practice.
|JR West station|
|Location||1-2-31 Shin-Kita, Joto-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture |
|Opened||17 October 1895|
and JR Tōzai Line
Osaka Loop Line
As of 2010 [update] , Kyobashi was the fourth-busiest station in the JR West network after Osaka Station, Kyoto Station and Tennoji Station.[ citation needed ]
There are an island platform and a side platform with two tracks at ground level.
|1||■ JR Tōzai Line||for Kitashinchi and Amagasaki|
|2||■ Gakkentoshi Line||for Shijonawate and Doshisha-mae|
There are two side platforms with two elevated tracks.
|3||■ Osaka Loop Line||inner track (counter-clockwise)|
for Osaka , Nishikujo , Universal City, Nara, Kansai Airport, and Wakayama
|4||■ Osaka Loop Line||outer track (clockwise)|
for Tsuruhashi and Tennoji
|Osaka Loop Line|
|Gakkentoshi Line (Katamachi Line)|
|JR Tōzai Line|
|Shigino (Gakkentoshi Line)||Local trains||Osakajō-kitazume (JR Tōzai Line)|
|Hanaten (Gakkentoshi Line)||Regional Rapid Service||Osakajō-kitazume (JR Tōzai Line)|
|Hanaten (Gakkentoshi Line)||Rapid Service||Osakajō-kitazume (JR Tōzai Line)|
The station opened on 17 October 1895.
During the bombing of Osaka on August 14, 1945, a one-ton bomb directly struck the Katamachi Line platform and killed 700 to 800 evacuees. Kyobashi was one of the last sites to be bombed in Japan during World War II, followed only by the bombing of Akita, later the same day. A memorial was erected on the site in 1947, and anniversary services have been held at the station every year since 1955.[ citation needed ]
With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR West.
The JR Tozai Line opened in 1997, at which point Kyobashi became a terminal for both the Tozai Line and Katamachi Line.[ citation needed ]
|Keihan Railway station|
The Keihan entrance
|Location||2-1-38 Higashinodacho, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka |
|Operated by||Keihan Railway|
|Opened||15 April 1910|
|Previous names||Gamo (until 1949)|
Kyobashi is the busiest station in the Keihan network.[ citation needed ]
This station is the transfer station between the Keihan Line and the Nakanoshima Line. The connections are follows:
Two island platforms on the 4th level serve four tracks.
|1, 2||■ Keihan Line||for Hirakatashi, Chushojima , Sanjo , and Demachiyanagi|
|3, 4||■ Keihan Line||for Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima|
|Keihan Main Line|
|Temmabashi||Commuter sub-express (on weekday mornings, only running for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima)||Kayashima|
|Temmabashi||Midnight express for Kuzuha||Neyagawashi|
|Temmabashi||Commuter rapid express (on weekday mornings, only running for or Nakanoshima)||Neyagawashi|
|Temmabashi||Rapid Limited Express Rakuraku||Shichijō|
The Keihan terminal opened on 15 April 1910, originally named Gamō Station (蒲生駅). It was renamed Kyōbashi on 1 October 1949, and was rebuilt as an elevated station, completed on 15 April 1970.
|Osaka Metro station|
|Location||2-6-18 Higashinodacho, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka |
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||20 March 1990|
(Osaka Municipal Subway)
The Osaka Metro Subway station opened on 20 March 1990 when the Tsurumi-Ryokuchi Line was extended between Kyobashi and Tsurumi-ryokuchi Station.
An island platform on the 3rd basement fenced with platform gates serves two tracks.
|1||■ Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line||eastbound for Kadomaminami|
|2||■ Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line||westbound for Morinomiya, Shinsaibashi, and Taisho|
|Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N22)|
|Osaka Business Park (N21)||-||Gamo Yonchome (N23)|
Bus services are operated by Osaka City Bus and Kintetsu Bus.[ citation needed ]
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