Sanjō Station (Kyoto)

Sanjō Station (三条駅, Sanjō-eki) is the main Keihan Electric Railway station in Kyoto. It connects with Sanjo Keihan Station on the Kyoto Subway Tozai Line. It was opened for service on October 27, 1915, and has been in service ever since. Sanjo Station is located in the Higashiyama Ward, in Kyoto City. The station offers quick access to the Gion district and the main shopping district on Sanjo-dori.

Sanjo Station

三条駅
Keihan Sanjo station north building.jpg
Station building (railway facilities are underground)
LocationGokencho, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto
(京都市東山区五軒町)
Japan
Coordinates35°0′33″N 135°46′20″E / 35.00917°N 135.77222°E / 35.00917; 135.77222Coordinates: 35°0′33″N 135°46′20″E / 35.00917°N 135.77222°E / 35.00917; 135.77222
Operated byKeihan Electric Railway
Line(s)
ConnectionsSanjō Keihan Station (Kyoto Subway Tōzai Line)
Other information
Station codeKH40
History
Opened1915
Traffic
Passengers (FY2015[1])14.8 million
Central gate
Station layout

Gion-Shijo

4
3
2
1

Jingu-Marutamachi

Keishin Line station before its closure in 1997

LinesEdit

The station was also a terminal of the Keishin Line, which was replaced by the Tōzai Line subway in 1997.

LayoutEdit

There are two island platforms with four tracks under Kawabata Dori.

1, 2  north-eastbound
(Ōtō Line)
for Demachiyanagi
3, 4  south-westbound
(Keihan Line)
for Chūshojima, Hirakatashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Keihan Electric Railway (KH40)
Keihan Main Line, Ōtō Line
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Local   Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijo (Keihan Line, KH39)   Sub Express
Commuter Sub Express for Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima (in the morning on weekdays)
  Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijo (Keihan Line, KH39)   Express   Jingū-Marutamachi (Ōtō Line, KH41)
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Rapid Express
Commuter Rapid Express for Nakanoshima (in the morning on weekdays)
  Demachiyanagi (Ōtō Line, KH42)
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Limited Express   Demachiyanagi (Ōtō Line, KH42)
Gion-Shijō (Keihan Line, KH39)   Rapid Limited Express
(on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays during the tourist seasons and new year period)
  Demachiyanagi (Ōtō Line, KH42)

Station AreaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 第8章 都市施設 [Chapter 8: Urban facilities]. 京都市統計書 [Statistics of Kyoto City] (in Japanese). City of Kyoto. 2017.

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