Nishikujō Station

Nishikujō Station (西九条駅, Nishikujō-eki) is a railway station located in Konohana-ku, Osaka, Japan. It is served by the Osaka Loop Line and the Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line) owned by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) as well as the Hanshin Namba Line owned by Hanshin Electric Railway.

Railway station in Osaka, Japan
Nishikujō Station

西九条駅
Location Nishikujō, Konohana, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市此花区西九条)
Japan
Operated by

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Nishikujō Station

西九条駅
JR West station

JR West Nishikujō Station (2005)
Location 1-32-18 Nishikujō, Konohana, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市此花区西九条一丁目32-18)
Japan
Coordinates

34°40′57.59″N135°28′0.44″E

Operated by JR West
Line(s) Osaka Loop Line, Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line)
History
Opened 1898
Passengers
2008 24,556 daily

At Nishikujō Station, regardless of the train type, through trains to/from the Osaka Loop Line and Sakurajima Line trains arrive and depart from center platforms 2 and 3 (there are two platforms on either side of a single central track). Also, some Osaka-bound trains depart from the Loop Line clockwise-bound platform and some Sakurajima-bound trains from the Loop Line counterclockwise platform.

There are two island platforms with three tracks elevated.

1  Osaka Loop Line
(clockwise, mainly from Tennoji)
for Osaka and Kyōbashi
 JR Kyoto Line limited express trains “Kuroshio” for Shin-Osaka and Kyōto
2  JR Yumesaki Line for Universal City and Sakurajima
 Osaka Loop Line (clockwise) from the JR Yumesaki Line for Osaka and Kyōbashi
3  JR Yumesaki Line for Universal City and Sakurajima
 Kinokuni Line
(from Shin-Osaka)
limited express trains “Kuroshio” for Shirahama and Shingu
4  Osaka Loop Line
(counterclockwise)
for Bentenchō, Shin-Imamiya and Tennōji
 Yamatoji Line for Nara
 Kansai Airport Line Kansai Airport rapid services for Kansai Airport
 Hanwa Line
(from Osaka)
for Wakayama
 JR Yumesaki Line part of through trains for Universal City and Sakurajima

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