Ōji Station (Nara)

Ōji Station (王寺駅, Ōji-eki) is a railway station in Ōji, Nara, Japan. Operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) and Kintetsu Railway, it is one of the four oldest railway stations in Nara Prefecture, and forms a major junction in the region. The station serves the Yamatoji Line (Kansai Main Line), and is the terminus for the Wakayama Line and Kintetsu Ikoma Line.

Ōji Station

王寺駅
West Japan Railway Company
commuter rail station
Oji sta2.jpg
JR-West's West Gate (left) and Kintetsu's exit / entrance (right)
Location
  • JR-West:
    6-10, Kudo 2-chōme,
    (奈良県北葛城郡王寺町久度二丁目6-10)
  • Kintetsu Railway:
    4-20, Kudo 3-chōme,
    (奈良県北葛城郡王寺町久度三丁目4-20)
  • Ōji, Kitakatsuragi,

Nara,
Japan
Coordinates
Owned by
Operated by
  • West Japan Railway Company JR-West
  • KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway
Line(s)
Platforms4
Bus stands8 (1 alighting only, 2 storage)
Connections
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
Station code
  • JR-West:  Q31 
  • Kintetsu Railway:  G28 
History
Opened
  • JR-West: 27 December 1890 (129 years ago) (1890-12-27)
  • Kintetsu Railway: 16 May 1922 (98 years ago) (1922-05-16)
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
Yamatoji Line (Kansai Main Line)
Hōryūji   Local   Sangō
Hōryūji   Regional Rapid Service   Kyūhōji
Hōryūji   Rapid Service   Kyūhōji
Hōryūji   Yamatoji Rapid Service   Kyūhōji
Hōryūji   Direct Rapid Service   Kyūhōji
Wakayama Line
Terminus   Local   Hatakeda
through to Yamatoji Line   Rapid Service   Hatakeda
Preceding station   KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway   Following station
Ikoma Line
Shigisanshita   Local   Terminus

Kintetsu's station has a stationmaster who administrates between Motosanjoguchi Station and the station on the Ikoma Line and all stations on the Tawaramoto Line. The nearby Shin-Ōji Station (新王寺駅, Shin-Ōji-eki) is also the terminus for Kintetsu Tawaramoto Line.

Station layoutEdit

JR-West platforms and tracksEdit

The JR West station has one side platform and two island platforms, serving five tracks at ground level.

1  Yamatoji Line for Nara and Kamo
 Wakayama Line from the Yamatoji Line for Takada and Gojō
2  Yamatoji Line from Nara for Tennōji, JR Namba and Osaka
3  Yamatoji Line for Tennōji, JR Namba and Osaka
 Wakayama Line for Takada, Gojō and Wakayama
Man-yō Mahoroba Line for Sakurai
4  Wakayama Line for Takada, Gojō and Wakayama
Man-yō Mahoroba Line for Sakurai
 Yamatoji Line from the Wakayama Line for Tennōji and JR Namba
5  Wakayama Line for Takada, Gojō and Wakayama
Man-yō Mahoroba Line for Sakurai
 
JR-West's platforms
 
JR-West's North Gate

Kintetsu Railway platform and tracksEdit

The Kintetsu station consists of a bay platform serving two tracks at ground level.

Street level Exit / entrance, a bicycle facility, and both taxi and bus stands.
Platform level Track 2  G  Ikoma Line Local for Ikoma
Partial bay platform, doors will open on the left or the right     
Track 1  G  Ikoma Line Local for Ikoma   

Shin-Ōji StationEdit

Shin-Ōji Station

新王寺駅
Kintetsu Railway commuter rail station
 
The station gate
Location1-1 Kudo 2-chome, Ōji, Kitakatsuragi,
Nara,
  • Japan
  • (奈良県北葛城郡王寺町久度二丁目1-1)
Coordinates34°35′51.78″N 135°42′15.52″E / 34.5977167°N 135.7043111°E / 34.5977167; 135.7043111
Owned by  Kintetsu Railway
Operated by  Kintetsu Railway
Line(s) I  Tawaramoto Line
Distance10.1 km (6.3 mi)
Platforms2 bay platforms
Tracks1
Train operators  Kintetsu Railway
Connections at Ōji Station
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingNone
Bicycle facilities  Available
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code I43 
Websitewww.kintetsu.co.jp/station/station_info/en_station12005.html
History
Opened26 April 1918 (102 years ago) (1918-04-26)
Services
Preceding station     Kintetsu Railway   Following station
Terminus I  Tawaramoto Line

Platforms and trackEdit

The station consists of two bay platforms serving a single track at ground level. The north platform is used for boarding and the south platform is used for alighting.

Street level Exit / entrance, a bicycle facility, and both taxi and bus stands.
Platform level Bay platform, doors will open on the left       
Track  I  Tawaramoto Line Local for Nishi-Tawaramoto
Bay platform, doors will open only for alighting     

External linksEdit