Narayama Station

Narayama Station (平城山駅, Narayama-eki) is a railway station of West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) in Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Although the station is on the Kansai Main Line as rail infrastructure, it is served by both the Nara Line and the Yamatoji Line in terms of passenger train services. It has the station numbers "JR-Q37" (Yamatoji Line) and "JR-D20" (Nara Line).

Narayama Station

平城山駅
West Japan Railway Company
JR West commuter rail station
Narayama Station west entrance.jpg
Narayama Station west side in January 2008
Location1-840-1, Sahodai, Nara
(奈良県奈良市佐保台1丁目840-1)
Nara Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates34°42′39″N 135°48′38″E / 34.710697°N 135.810489°E / 34.710697; 135.810489Coordinates: 34°42′39″N 135°48′38″E / 34.710697°N 135.810489°E / 34.710697; 135.810489
Owned byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Operated byWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Line(s)
Distance
  • Nara Line: 37.9 km (23.5 mi) from Kyōto
  • Yamatoji Line: 9.2 km (5.7 mi) from Kamo
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Train operatorsWest Japan Railway Company JR West
Bus stands2
Connections
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle facilities Available
Disabled accessNo
Other information
Station code D20   Q37 
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 December 1985 (1985-12-01)
Passengers
20141,328
Services
Preceding station   JR logo (west).svg JR-West   Following station
 D  Nara Line
Nara
Terminus
  Local   Kizu
toward Kyōto
Nara
Terminus
  Regional Rapid Service   Kizu
toward Nishi-Akashi, Tsukaguchi, and Kyōto
Nara
Terminus
  Rapid Service   Kizu
toward Shin-Sanda and Takarazuka
Miyakoji Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station
 Q  Yamatoji Line
Nara
toward JR Namba, Ōji, and Nara
  Local   Kizu
toward Kamo
Nara
toward Ōsaka
  Regional Rapid Service   Kizu
toward Kamo
Nara
toward JR Namba
  Rapid Service   Kizu
toward Kamo
Nara
toward Ōsaka
  Yamatoji Rapid Service   Kizu
toward Kamo
Location
Narayama Station is located in Japan
Narayama Station
Narayama Station
Location within Japan

LayoutEdit

Narayama station has two side platforms with two tracks. A ticket machine is installed at the station. The IC card ticket "ICOCA" can be used at this station.

PlatformsEdit

1  Nara Line—Local for Kyōto
 Nara Line—Regional Rapid Service for Nishi-Akashi, Tsukaguchi, and Kyōto
 Nara Line—Rapid Service for Shin-Sanda and Takarazuka
 Yamatoji Line—Local for Kamo
 Yamatoji Line—Regional Rapid Service for Kamo
 Yamatoji Line—Rapid Service for Kamo
 Yamatoji Line—Yamatoji Rapid Service for Kamo
2  Nara Line—Local for Nara
 Nara Line—Regional Rapid Service for Nara
 Nara Line—Rapid Service for Nara
 Yamatoji Line—Local for JR Namba and Nara
 Yamatoji Line—Regional Rapid Service for Ōsaka
 Yamatoji Line—Rapid Service for JR Namba
 Yamatoji Line—Yamatoji Rapid Service for Ōsaka

Passenger statisticsEdit

According to the "Statistical Yearbook of Nara Prefecture", the average number of people riding in recent years is as follows.[citation needed]

Year Passengers
1997 1,187
1998 1,342
1999 1,430
2000 1,446
2001 1,432
2002 1,402
2003 1,411
2004 1,410
2005 1,448
2006 1,496
2007 1,554
2008 1,508
2009 1,416
2010 1,391
2011 1,367
2012 1,387
2013 1,423
2014 1,328
2015 1,338
2016 1,343

See alsoEdit

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