Ōmi-Hachiman Station

Ōmi-Hachiman Station (近江八幡駅, Ōmi-Hachiman-eki) is a railway station in Ōmihachiman, Shiga, Japan.

Ōmi-Hachiman Station

近江八幡駅
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The north gate of Ōmi-Hachiman Station
LocationŌmihachiman, Shiga
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
History
Opened1889
Previous namesHachiman; Shin-Hachiman (until 1919)

LinesEdit

HistoryEdit

The Tōkaidō Main Line station opened on July 1, 1889, when the railway between Sekigahara Station and Baba Station (now Zeze Station) began operation. The station was originally named Hachiman; on March 11, 1919, the prefix Ōmi was added.[1] The Ohmi Railway station opened on December 29, 1913, as Shin-Hachiman Station of the Konan Railway.[2]

LayoutEdit

The JR station has two platforms serving three tracks, parallel to which the Ohmi Railway has a platform.[3]

Stations next to Ōmi-HachimanEdit

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company Biwako Line
Limited Express "Hida": Does not stop at this station
Notogawa   Special Rapid   Yasu
Azuchi   Local (Rapid service: Kyoto or Takatsuki - Akashi)   Shinohara
Ohmi Railway Yōkaichi Line
Musa   Rapid   Terminus
Musa   Local   Terminus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 32. ISBN 4533029809.
  2. ^ Wakuda, Yasuo (1993). Shitetsushi Handobukku (in Japanese). Tokyo: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. p. 123. ISBN 4-88548-065-5.
  3. ^ "近江八幡駅│構内図:JRおでかけネット". Retrieved September 2, 2011.


Coordinates: 35°07′22″N 136°06′10″E / 35.1228835°N 136.1027527°E / 35.1228835; 136.1027527