Nishioji-Sanjo Station (西大路三条駅)

Nishioji-Sanjo Station, located in Saiin-imayamada-cho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, is a stop on the Arashiyama Main Line, which is operated by Keifuku Electric Railroad Co., Ltd. It was called Sanjoguchi Station prior to March 18, 2007. The station number is A4.

Station layout

The platform for inbound trains (going in the direction of Shijo-omiya) is a stop (safety island) for trams, and another platform is provided for outbound trains, with each platform being placed in parallel, but slightly shifted with respect to the other platform, and Nishioji-dori Street is located between the two platforms.

Station surroundings

Kyoto Municipal Saikyo High School
The private Kyoto Ryoyo High School
Shimadzu Corporation
The Kyoto Sanjoguchi post office
Nishioji-dori Street
Sanjo-dori Street (Kyoto Prefectural Route 112: Nijoteishajo-Arashiyama Line)
Nishioji Oike Station, on the Tozai Line of Kyoto Municipal Subway (approximately 400 meters north of this station)

History

March 25, 1910: This station started operating as Sanjoguchi Station of Arashiyama Electric Tramway.

April 2, 1918: The companies concerned merged, and it became a station of Kyoto Dento, an electric power company.

March 2, 1942: The tramway was transferred to Keifuku Electric Railroad Co., Ltd., and this station became a facility of that company.

March 19, 2007: Its name was changed to Nishioji-Sanjo Station.

Line once connected

The Nishioji Line of Kyoto City Trams (connected with the Nishioji Sanjo Stop)

Adjacent stations

Keifuku Electric Railroad
Arashiyama Main Line
Sai Station (A3) - Nishioji-Sanjo Station (A4) - Yamanouchi Station (Kyoto Prefecture) (A5)