Yamato-Yagi Station

Yamato-Yagi Station (大和八木駅, Yamato-Yagi-eki) is a railway station on Kintetsu Kashihara Line and Osaka Lines in Kashihara, Nara, Japan, operated by Kintetsu Railway. It is a major station on the lines to and from Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, and Nagoya.

Yamato-Yagi

大和八木
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Yamato-Yagi Station, March 2005
Location5-1-2 Naizenchō, Kashihara, Nara
(奈良県橿原市内膳町5丁目1-2)
Japan
Coordinates34°30′47″N 135°47′33″E / 34.51306°N 135.79250°E / 34.51306; 135.79250Coordinates: 34°30′47″N 135°47′33″E / 34.51306°N 135.79250°E / 34.51306; 135.79250
Operated byKintetsu Railway
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened1923
Previous namesYagi; Daiki Yagi (until 1929)
Traffic
Passengers (2016)37,366

LinesEdit

Yamato-Yagi Station is served by the Osaka Line and Kashihara Line.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two island platforms serving four tracks (1 to 4) for the Osaka Line on the upper level, and two side platforms serving two tracks (5 and 6) for the Kashihara Line on the ground level.

PlatformsEdit

1,2  Osaka Line for Haibara, Nabari, Ise-Shima, and Nagoya
3, 4  Osaka Line for Yamato-Takada, Fuse, Ōsaka Uehommachi, and Ōsaka Namba
Connections at Tsuruhashi for Amagasaki and Kobe Sannomiya
 limited express trains to the Kashihara Line for Yamato-Saidaiji and Kyoto
5  Kashihara Line for Kashiharajingū-mae
Connections at Kashiharajingū-mae for Yoshino
6  Kashihara Line for Yamato-Saidaiji, and Kyoto
Connections at Hirahata for Tenri
Connections at Yamato-Saidaiji for Nara

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Osaka Line
Tsuruhashi   Meihan limited express trains (Urban Liner)   Tsu
Tsuruhashi   Meihan Limited express   Nabari
Yamato-Takada   Limited express
(Ōsaka Namba - Toba, Kashikojima)
  Haibara
Tsuruhashi
Fuse
  Limited express (Ōsaka Uehommachi - Toba)   Nabari
Yamato-Saidaiji   Limited express (Kyoto - Kashikojima)   Nabari
Tsuruhashi
Yamato-Saidaiji
  Limited express "Shimakaze"   Iseshi
Yamato-Takada   Rapid express   Sakurai
Yamato-Takada   Express   Sakurai
Masuga   Semi-express
Suburban Semi-express
  Miminashi
Masuga   Local   Miminashi
Limited express (Non-stop): Does not stop at this station
Kashihara Line
Yamato-Saidaiji (usually)
Nishinokyo (off-peak)
  Limited Express   Kashiharajingū-mae
Yamato-Saidaiji   Limited express "Shimakaze"   Iseshi
Tawaramoto   Express   Yagi-nishiguchi
Ninokuchi   Local   Yagi-nishiguchi

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 21 March 1925 on the Osaka Line.[1]

Passenger statisticsEdit

Yamato-Yagi Station handles over 37,000 passengers daily.

Surrounding areaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 247. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.

External linksEdit