- Tokaido Shinkansen
JR Central and JR West
- Tokaido Main Line
The Maibara Station (Japanese米 原 駅, Maibara eki ) is located in Maibara in Shiga Prefecture.
Maibara is served by the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, and the Tōkaidō Main Line of the railway company JR Central, on the Tōkaidō Main Line and the Hokuriku Main Line of JR West and the Ōmi main line of the railway company Ōmi tetsudō. The Hokuriku Main Line here has its southern terminus and the responsibility for the Tōkaidō Main Line changes here from JR Central to the JR West.
The traffic of the Tōkaidō Line and the Hokuriku line is executed at the three island platforms with six tracks. An island platform and five side platforms are used for the transport of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen. The Ōmi tetsudō has its own island platform with two tracks on which the traffic in the direction of Hikone, Yōkaichi and Kibukawa is settled.
In 2006, a daily average of 4,441 people took the JR West and JR Central, the 6,017 people at this station. It is a through station 13 through tracks, which was opened on 1 July 1889. Since 1987, most transport services from JR West be presented, JR Central, however also supervises the equipment used for Shinkansen tracks.