Ono Station (Kyoto Prefecture) (小野駅 (京都府))

Ono Station, located in Yamashina Ward, Kyoto City, is a railroad station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line. Its station number is T04.

Station layout

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.

Station surroundings

Kaju-ji Temple

Zuishin-in Temple

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

Keihan Bus: Bound for Shijo Kawaramachi, Daigo Sanpo-in, Takeda Station, etc.

History

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.

Adjacent stations

Kyoto Municipal Subway

Tozai Line

Daigo Station (Kyoto Prefecture) (T03) - Ono Station (T04) - Nagitsuji Station (T05)