|Location||1-1, Sanjo-Hommachi, Nara, Nara |
|Operated by||JR West|
|Platforms||3 island platforms|
Nara Station layout
Nara Station (奈良駅, Nara-eki) is a railway station located in Nara, Japan. Operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West), it is the main stop in the city of Nara on the Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line), the terminus for the Sakurai Line (Man-yō Mahoroba Line), and Nara Line trains for Kyoto begin here and run on the Kansai Line to Kizu before diverging. Also, a limited number of Gakkentoshi Line trains terminate here via Kizu during early mornings and late nights.
Yamatoji Line trains from Ōsaka and JR Namba continue past here to Kamo.
It is the central station of JR in the city of Nara, with many trains departing for Kyoto and Tennoji.
This station has three elevated island platforms serving five tracks.
|1||■ Man-yō Mahoroba Line||for Tenri, Sakurai, and Takada|
|■ Yamatoji Line||for Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka|
(only in the early morning)
|no number||■ Yamatoji Line||for Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka|
(able to change to the Man-yō Mahoroba Line)
|2||■ Yamatoji Line||for Horyuji , Oji , Tennoji , JR Namba, and Osaka|
|3||■ Yamatoji Line||for Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka|
for Kizu and Kamo in the early morning
|■ Nara Line||part of trains for Uji and Kyoto|
|4||■ Gakkentoshi Line||for Doshisha-mae and Shijonawate in the early morning|
|4, 5||■ Yamatoji Line||for Kizu and Kamo|
|■ Nara Line||for Uji and Kyoto|
According to the "Statistical Yearbook of Nara Prefecture", the average number of passengers per day is as follows.[ citation needed ]
|Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line)|
including through trains to and from the Gakkentoshi Line
|Narayama||Regional Rapid Service (Yamatoji Line)||Kōriyama|
|Narayama||Regional Rapid Service (Gakkentoshi Line)||Terminus|
|Narayama||Rapid Service (Yamatoji Line)||Kōriyama|
|Narayama||Rapid Service (Gakkentoshi Line)||Terminus|
|Narayama||Yamatoji Rapid Service||Kōriyama|
|Terminus||Direct Rapid Service||Kōriyama|
|Terminus||Limited express Mahoroba||Shin-Osaka |
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