Ono Station (Kyoto Prefecture) (小野駅 (京都府))
The platform, located on the second basement level, is a double-track island (one platform for two lines) surrounded by safety barriers, like the platforms of other Tozai Line stations.
Each Tozai Line station is assigned a unique station color, and the color for Ono Station is dark red. The station's elevators were manufactured by Fujitec Co., Ltd.
Akechi Mitsuhide's Grave
Remains of the old Tokaido Line Yamashina Station
The Yamashina police station
Kyoto Outer Loop Expressway
Meishin Expressway (The former Meishin Yamashina bus stop near the station is no longer used.)
Route bus services
Ono Station was built to adjust the distance between the adjacent stations, but also because the station was needed in order to house trains in a train depot.
July 3, 1995: The construction of the station commenced.
January 31, 1997: The process was completed.
October 12, 1997: The station was opened and commensurate with the launch of service between Daigo Station and Nijo Station on the Tozai Line.
April 1, 2007: PiTaPa cards came into use.
Origin of the station's name
The place name, Ono, is derived from the Ono clan, to which ONO no Komachi, a female poet in the Heian period, belonged. There is a legendary well in the nearby Zuishin-in Temple, from which it's believed that ONO no Komachi drew water in order to wash herself.