Karasuma Oike Station
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Karasuma Oike Station (烏丸御池駅, Karasuma Oike-eki, named Oike Station (御池駅, Oike-eki) until May 21, 1997) is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line and Tōzai Line in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
Interior of the station in November 2018
|Location||Nakagyō, Kyoto, Kyoto|
|Operated by||Kyoto Municipal Subway|
|Station code||K08, T13|
|Previous names||Oike (until 1997)|
|Passengers (FY2016)||46,194 daily|
The station is the transferring station operated by Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau under Karasuma Oike Intersection on Karasuma-dori and Oike-dori. The two side platforms with two tracks for the Karasuma Line are located under the ticket gate floor, and the island platform with two tracks for the Tōzai Line is located under the Karasuma Line.
- Karasuma Line
|1||■ Karasuma Line||for Kyōto, Takeda and Kintetsu Kyoto Line (Shin-Tanabe, Nara)|
|2||■ Karasuma Line||for Imadegawa, Kitaōji and Kokusaikaikan|
- Tōzai Line
|1||■ Tōzai Line||for Nijō and Uzumasa Tenjingawa|
|2||■ Tōzai Line||for Misasagi, Rokujizō and (Keihan Railway Keishin Line) Hamaōtsu|
- May 29, 1981 - Oike Station was opened on the same day as the opening of the Kyoto Subway Karasuma Line from Kitaoji to Kyoto.
- August 28, 1988 - Through service to and from the Kintetsu Kyoto Line started.
- May 22, 1997 - Oike Station was renamed Karasuma-Oike Station to prepare to connect to the Tozai Line from Daigo to Nijo.
- October 12, 1997 - The Tozai Line was opened.
- April 1, 2007 - PiTaPa service started.
- January 16, 2008 - Through service to and from the Keihan Railway Keishin Line started on the same day as the extension of the Tozai Line from Nijo to Uzumasa Tenjingawa.
- May 16, 2011 - Underground shopping area Kotochika Oike opened.
|Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K08)|
|Marutamachi (K07)||-||Shijō (K09)|
|Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line (T13)|
|Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae (T12)||-||Nijōjō-mae (T14)|
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