Hirahata Station

Hirahata Station (平端駅) is a railway station of Kintetsu Kashihara Line, located in Yamato-Koriyama, Nara, Japan. The Tenri Line diverts from this station.

Hirahata Station

平端駅
Kintetsu Railway commuter rail station
Hirahata Station
Hirahata Station
Location51, Shōwachō, Yamato-Koriyama
Nara
(奈良県大和郡山市昭和町51)
Japan
Coordinates34°36′24″N 135°46′58″E / 34.606777°N 135.782875°E / 34.606777; 135.782875Coordinates: 34°36′24″N 135°46′58″E / 34.606777°N 135.782875°E / 34.606777; 135.782875
Owned byKintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway
Operated byKintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway
Line(s)
Distance
  • Kashihara Line: 9.9 km (6.2 mi)
  • Tenri Line: 0 km (0 mi)
Platforms2 island platforms and 2 side platforms
Tracks6
Train operatorsKintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway
Bus stands1
Connections
  • Bus interchange Ando Town Community Bus: Minami-mawari Route
  • Bus interchange Ando Town Community Bus: Naka-dōri Route
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
ParkingNone
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle facilities Available
Disabled accessYes (2 elavators, 5 Escalators, 1 bathroom, and equipped wheelchairs)
Other information
Station code B32   H32 
Websitewww.kintetsu.co.jp/station/station_info/en_station06011.html
History
Opened7 February 1915 (1915-02-07)
Electrified1922
Passengers
20153,532 daily
Services
Preceding station   KintetsuLogo.svg Kintetsu Railway   Following station
   B  Kashihara Line  
Local
through to  H  Tenri Line
Express
through to  H  Tenri Line
   H  Tenri Line  
through to  H  Tenri Line
Local
toward Tenri
Terminus
through to  H  Tenri Line
Express

LinesEdit

Platforms and tracksEdit

1  Tenri Line for Tenri
2  Kashihara Line for Yamato-Saidaiji and Kyoto
2  Tenri Line for Tenri
3,4  Kashihara Line for Yamato-Yagi and Kashihara-Jingumae
5,6  Kashihara Line for Yamato-Saidaiji and Kyoto
Kashihara line
Kashihara line to Yamato Saidaiji
Kujo
Kintetsu Kooriyama
Tsutsui
Hirahata
- Hirahata- Tenri Line to Tenri
Family Kouen Mae
Yuuzaki
Iwami
Kashihara line to Kashihara Jinnguu Mae

HistoryEdit

  • Feb. 7, 1915—Hirahata Station was opened by the Tenri Light Railway.
  • 1921—Acquired by the Osaka Electric Tramway.
  • 1922—The rail gauge was widen into 1,435mm, and Hirhata Station started serving as the terminus of the Unebi Line.
  • Mar. 21, 1923—The Unebi Line was extended from Hirahata to Kashiharajingū-mae.
  • 1941—Owned by the Kansai Express Railway that merged with the Sangu Express Railway.
  • 1944—Owned by the Kintetsu Railway that merged with the Nankai Railway
  • 1973—Two platforms for the Tenri Line was newly constructed, along with relocating the southbound Kashihara Line tracks.
  • Apr. 1, 2007—PiTaPa, a reusable contactless stored value smart card, has been available.

External linksEdit