Tanimachi Line 谷町線
The Tanimachi Line runs from Dainichi Station in Moriguchi to Yaominami Station in Yao in south east Osaka.
The main hub stations on the Tanimachi Line are:
Dainichi Station connects with the Osaka Monorail to Osaka Itami Airport and Banpaku-Kinen-Koen.
Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome Station
Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome Station connects with the Sakaisuji Line and the Hankyu Railway Senri Line to Kita Senri.
Taishibashi-Imaichi Station serves both the Tanimachi and Imazatosuji Line lines.
Higashi Umeda Station
Higashi Umeda Station which connects by underground passage with Umeda Station (Osaka Station City), which has trains on the Osaka Loop Line, the JR Kyoto Line, the JR Kobe Line and the JR Takarazuka Line.
Minami Morimachi connects with the Sakaisuji subway line. The station is close to Osaka-Temmangu Station (on the JR Tozai Line), Osaka-Temmangu Shrine, the historic Japan Mint (its grounds known for their cherry blossoms in spring) and the Osaka offices of the Yomiuri Shimbun and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank. Minami Morimachi Station first opened in 1967.
Tanimachi Rokuchome Station
Tanimachi Rokuchome Station connects with the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.
Tanimachi Kyuchome Station
Tanimachi Kyuchome Station serves both the Tanimachi and Sennichimae subway lines and connects to Osaka Uehommachi Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line (for trains to Nagoya and Ise-Shima) and the Nara Line to Kintetsu Nara Station.
Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station
Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station is close to Shitennoji Temple, Osaka's most famous Buddhist temple and one of the oldest in the country.
Tennoji Station in Tennoji, south Osaka, with connections to the Midosuji Line, Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line), Osaka Loop Line, Hanwa Line, Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line and the Hankai Uemachi Line tram.
Tennoji Station connects to Osaka Abenobashi Station inside the Abeno Kintetsu department store. From Osaka Abenobashi Station there are Kintetsu Line trains on the Minami-Osaka Line for Imagawa, Fujiidera, Domyoji, Furuichi (in Osaka Prefecture), Shakudo, Kashiharajingu-mae, Yoshino and Kawachi-Nagano in Nara Prefecture. This is also where the huge Abeno Harukas shopping tower now stands.
The Hankai Uemachi Line tram connects to Abeno Station.
Tanabe Station is convenient for the large Momogaike Park.
Komagawa-Nakano Station is close to Harinakano Station and Imagawa Station on the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line.
Yaominami is the southern end of the Tanimachi Line near Yao Airport, which has some charter but no scheduled flights.
The full list of the 26 stations on the Tanimachi Line is: Dainichi, Moriguchi, Taishibashi-Imaichi, Sembayashi-Omiya, Sekime-Takadono, Noe-Uchindai, Miyakojima, Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome, Nakazakicho, Higashi-Umeda, Minami-morimachi, Temmabashi, Tanimachi Yonchome, Tanimachi Rokuchome, Tanimachi Kyuchome, Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka, Tennoji, Abeno, Fuminosato, Tanabe, Komagawa-Nakano, Hirano, Kire-Uriwari, Deto, Nagahara and Yaominami.
Trains on the Sakaisuji Line run from around 5am until midnight, 7 days a week with reduced services at the weekends and public holidays.
A women-only carriage (no. 3) is available on the Sakaisuji Line from the first train in the mornings to 9am on weekdays.
The Osaka Municipal Transportation Information Center (Tel: 06 62119503) is located at Namba Station and has detailed information in English on the Osaka subway and city buses and the various travel passes available.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm: Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-7pm