Nara Station

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Nara Station

奈良駅
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Nara Station building in September 2014
Location1-1, Sanjo-Hommachi, Nara, Nara
(奈良県奈良市三条本町1-1)
Japan
Coordinates 34°40′50.38″N135°49′8.48″E / 34.6806611°N 135.8190222°E / 34.6806611; 135.8190222 Coordinates: 34°40′50.38″N135°49′8.48″E / 34.6806611°N 135.8190222°E / 34.6806611; 135.8190222
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)
Platforms3 island platforms
Tracks5
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened1890
Location
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Nara Station
Location within Japan
Nara Station layout

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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.

Contents

Yamatoji Line trains from Ōsaka and JR Namba continue past here to Kamo.

Overview

It is the central station of JR in the city of Nara, with many trains departing for Kyoto and Tennoji.

Layout

This station has three elevated island platforms serving five tracks.

Platforms

1 Man-yō Mahoroba Linefor Tenri, Sakurai, and Takada
 Yamatoji Linefor Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka
(only in the early morning)
no number Yamatoji Linefor Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka
(able to change to the Man-yō Mahoroba Line)
2 Yamatoji Linefor Horyuji , Oji , Tennoji , JR Namba, and Osaka
3 Yamatoji Linefor Horyuji, Oji, Tennoji, JR Namba, and Osaka
for Kizu and Kamo in the early morning
 Nara Linepart of trains for Uji and Kyoto
4 Gakkentoshi Linefor Doshisha-mae and Shijonawate in the early morning
4, 5 Yamatoji Linefor Kizu and Kamo
 Nara Linefor Uji and Kyoto

Passenger statistics

According to the "Statistical Yearbook of Nara Prefecture", the average number of passengers per day is as follows.[ citation needed ]

YearPassengers
199319,894
199419,748
199520,310
199620,796
199720,218
199820,434
199920,332
200020,023
200120,052
200219,574
200319,201
200418,973
200518,700
200618,548
200718,371
200818,362
200917,829
201018,161
201117,250
201217,469
201317,543
201417,486
201518,071
201618,152

Adjacent stations

«Service»
JR West
Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line)
including through trains to and from the Gakkentoshi Line
Narayama  Local  Kōriyama
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

Bus terminals

highway buses

See also

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