Akashi Station

Akashi Station (明石駅, Akashi-eki) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Akashi Station

明石駅
JR Akashi Station North Gate.jpg
Akashi Station, April 2020
General information
Location1-1-23 Ōakashi-chō, Akashi-shi, Hyōgo-ken
Japan
Coordinates34°38′57″N 134°59′31″E / 34.649054°N 134.991884°E / 34.649054; 134.991884Coordinates: 34°38′57″N 134°59′31″E / 34.649054°N 134.991884°E / 34.649054; 134.991884
Owned byJR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Operated byJR logo (west).svg West Japan Railway Company
Line(s)JRW kinki-A.svg San'yō Main Line
Distance19.4 km (12.1 mi) from Kobe
Platforms2 island platforms
Connections
  • Bus stop
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
Station codeJR-A73
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 November 1888 (1888-11-01)
Passengers
FY201953,486 daily
Location
Akashi Station is located in Hyogo Prefecture
Akashi Station
Akashi Station
Location within Hyogo Prefecture
Akashi Station is located in Japan
Akashi Station
Akashi Station
Akashi Station (Japan)

LinesEdit

Akashi Station is served by the JR San'yō Main Line, and is located 19.4 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Kobe and 52.52 kilometers from Osaka.

Station layoutEdit

The station consists of two elevated island platforms with the station building underneath. Platforms 1 and 2 are for electrified train service and Platform 3 and 4 are for non-electrified trains. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

PlatformsEdit

1  JR Kobe Line local trains for Nishi-Akashi and Himeji
2  JR Kobe Line local trains and rapid services for Sannomiya, Amagasaki and Osaka
3  JR Kobe Line special rapid services and part of local trains for Nishi-Akashi and Himeji
Limited Express Hamakaze for Kinosaki-Onsen, Kasumi, Hamasaka, and Tottori
Commuter Limited Express Rakuraku Harima for Nishi-Akashi and Himeji
Limited Express "Super Hakuto" for Chizu, Tottori and Kurayoshi
4  JR Kobe Line limited express trains, special rapid services and part of rapid services for Sannomiya, Amagasaki and Osaka

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
JR West
Sanyō Main Line (JR Kobe Line)
Sannomiya (JR-A61)
Kōbe (JR-A63) (No. 13 only)
  Limited Express Super Hakuto   Himeji (JR-A85)
Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74) (No. 13 only)
Kōbe (JR-A63)   Limited Express Hamakaze   Himeji (JR-A85)
Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74) (No. 5 only)
Kōbe (JR-A63)   Commuter Limited Express Rakuraku Harima   Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74)
Kōbe (JR-A63)   Special Rapid Service   Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74)
Hyōgo (JR-A64)   Rapid Service (on the express track)   Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74)
Maiko (JR-A71)   Rapid Service (on the transit track)   Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74)
Asagiri (JR-A72)   Local   Nishi-Akashi (JR-A74)

HistoryEdit

Akashi Station opened on November 1, 1888. With the privatization of the Japan National Railways (JNR) on April 1, 1987, the station came under the aegis of the West Japan Railway Company.

Passenger statisticsEdit

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 53,486 passengers daily[1]

Surrounding areaEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 兵庫県統計書令和元年(2019) [Hyogo Prefectural Statistics Reiwa First Year (2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: Hyogo Prefecture. 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2022.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Akashi Station at Wikimedia Commons