Ōmi-Hachiman Station

Ōmi-Hachiman Station

The north gate of Ōmi-Hachiman Station
Location Ōmihachiman, Shiga
Operated by
Opened 1889
Previous names Hachiman; Shin-Hachiman (until 1919)

Ōmi-Hachiman Station (近江八幡駅 Ōmi-Hachiman-eki) is a railway station in Ōmihachiman, Shiga, Japan.



The Tōkaidō Main Line station opened on July 1, 1889, when the railway between Sekigahara Station and Baba Station (now Zeze Station) began operation. The station was originally named Hachiman; on March 11, 1919, the prefix Ōmi was added.[1] The Ohmi Railway station opened on December 29, 1913, as Shin-Hachiman Station of the Konan Railway.[2]


The JR station has two platforms serving three tracks, parallel to which the Ohmi Railway has a platform.[3]

Stations next to Ōmi-Hachiman

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company Biwako Line
Notogawa   Special Rapid   Yasu
Azuchi   Local (Rapid service: Kyoto or Takatsuki - Akashi)   Shinohara
Ohmi Railway Yōkaichi Line
Yōkaichi   Rapid   Terminus
Musa   Local   Terminus
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  1. Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 32. ISBN 4533029809.
  2. Wakuda, Yasuo (1993). Shitetsushi Handobukku (in Japanese). Tokyo: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. p. 123. ISBN 4-88548-065-5.
  3. "近江八幡駅│構内図:JRおでかけネット". Retrieved September 2, 2011.

Coordinates: 35°07′22″N 136°06′10″E / 35.1228835°N 136.1027527°E / 35.1228835; 136.1027527

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