Shimamoto Station (島本駅, Shimamoto-eki) is a railway station located on the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Tōkaidō Line (JR Kyōto Line) in Shimamoto, Mishima District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on March 15, 2008.
East side of the station
|Location||3-39, Sakurai Itchome, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka|
|Operated by||JR West|
|Line(s)||Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kyoto Line)|
There is an island platform between two inner tracks on the ground. This makes trains on the outer tracks unable to make stop at the station. Ticket gates are located on the overbridge over the platform and tracks.
|1||■ JR Kyōto Line||for Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Sannomiya|
|2||■ JR Kyōto Line||for Kyoto and Kusatsu|
On the east side of the station is a rotary which locates a bus stop. The bus stop serves several routes of Hankyu Bus.
- Route 30 for Wakayamadai Center
- Route 40 for Wakayamadai Center / for Shin-yamazakibashi via Hankyu Minase
- Route 50 for Wakayamadai Center via Hankyu Minase
Around the stationEdit
The park next to the station is the ruin of Sakurai Station (桜井駅跡, Sakurai eki ato), the site of a road station on an ancient highway famous for a story about separation of Kusunoki Masashige with his son at this place before the Battle of Minatogawa in 1336. The park has a monument of poetry by Emperor Meiji (calligraphy by Tōgō Heihachirō) among other monuments calligraphed by Nogi Maresuke and Konoe Fumimaro.
Adjacent stations to ShimamotoEdit
|JR Kyōto Line|
|Yamazaki||Local (Including rapid service after the morning)||Takatsuki|
|Rapid Service (in the morning): Does not stop at this station|
|Special Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express "Hida": Does not stop at this station|
|Limited Express "Kuroshio": Does not stop at this station|
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