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Thursday, December 05, 2013

Hankai Uemachi Line Streetcar Osaka

上町線

The Hankai Uemachi Line runs from Tennoji Station (Tennoji-ekimae) in Tennoji, south Osaka to Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine and from Tennoji-ekimae to Hamadera-ekimae.

Hankai Uemachi Line Streetcar Tennoji Osaka


The Hankai Uemachi Line is one of Osaka city's last surviving street car lines. The original line dates from 1900.

The full list of stops is Tennoji-ekimae, Abeno (with connections to the Tanimachi subway line), Matsumushi, Higashi-Tengachaya, Kitabatake, Himematsu, Tezukayama-sanchome (with connections for the Nankai Koya Line), Tezukayama-yonchome, Kaminoki (Nankai Koya Line at Sumiyoshi Higashi Station), Sumiyoshi (Hankai Line) and Sumiyoshikoen (Nankai Main Line to Wakayama).

Access to the platform is from the entrance to the subway lines at Tennoji Station. There is no direct access from the street at Tennoji.



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