Amagasaki Station (Hanshin)

Amagasaki Station (尼崎駅, Amagasaki-eki) is a railway station in Amagasaki, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, operated by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

Amagasaki Station

尼崎駅
Amagasaki Station Hanshin01n4000.jpg
Amagasaki Station in July 2011
Location93, Higahi-Misonochō, Amagasaki, Hyōgo
(兵庫県尼崎市東御園町93)
Japan
Coordinates34°43′7.18″N 135°25′2.31″E / 34.7186611°N 135.4173083°E / 34.7186611; 135.4173083Coordinates: 34°43′7.18″N 135°25′2.31″E / 34.7186611°N 135.4173083°E / 34.7186611; 135.4173083
Operated byHanshin Electric Railway
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Station codeHS 09
History
Opened1905

While this station is situated relatively close to the station of the same name that is operated by JR West, passengers transferring between these two stations must use buses to transfer between trains.

LinesEdit

LayoutEdit

 
Tracks 6

The station consists of six tracks and four island platforms, with Track 2 sharing platforms with both Tracks 1 and 3, and Track 5 sharing platforms with both Tracks 4 and 6.

1 Main Line for Osaka Umeda
2
3 Hanshin Namba Line for Nishikujo, Dome-mae, Osaka Namba and Nara
4 Main Line Rapid express trains from Nara and Osaka Namba for Koshien and Kobe Sannomiya
5 Main Line from Osaka Umeda for Koshien, Kobe Sannomiya, Kōsoku Kōbe, Akashi, and Himeji
6

Before extension of the Hanshin Namba LineEdit

  • The repair of the station was started in 2003 for the extension of the Hanshin Namba Line and completed on March 20, 2009.
until November 11, 2006

The station consisted of five tracks and three island platforms, with Track 4 sharing platforms with both Tracks 3 and 6.

1, 2 Main Line for Osaka (Umeda)
3, 4 Main Line for Koshien, Kobe (Sannomiya, Kōsoku Kōbe), Akashi, and Himeji
6 Nishi-Osaka Line for Nishikujo
November 12, 2006 - March 16, 2007

The station consisted of five tracks and three island platforms, with Track 5 (former Track 4) sharing platforms with both Tracks 4 (former Track 3) and 6. A new platform was under construction in the north of Track 1. Track 4 became used for the Nishi-Osaka Line trains while Tracks 5 and 6 for the Main Line westbound trains.

New platform under construction
1, 2 Main Line for Osaka (Umeda)
4 Nishi-Osaka Line for Nishikujo
5, 6 Main Line for Koshien, Kobe (Sannomiya, Kōsoku Kōbe), Akashi, and Himeji
March 17, 2007 - February 1, 2008

The station consisted of five tracks and three island platforms, with Track 5 sharing platforms with both Track 4 and 6. A track was situated in the north of the completed platform and assigned as Track 1. Former Track 1 was renumbered Track 2 and the former platform in the south of present Track 2 was closed.

1, 2 (new) Main Line for Osaka (Umeda)
1, 2 (former) closed under renovation
4 Nishi-Osaka Line for Nishikujo
5, 6 Main Line for Koshien, Kobe (Sannomiya, Kōsoku Kōbe), Akashi, and Himeji
February 2, 2008 - March 19, 2009

The station consisted of five tracks and three island platforms, with Track 2 sharing platforms with both Tracks 1 and 3. The repair of the platform serving Tracks 2 and 3 was completed and the trains of the Nishi-Osaka Line left from Track 3.

1, 2 Main Line for Osaka (Umeda)
3 Nishi-Osaka Line for Nishikujo
4, 5 closed under renovation
5, 6 Main Line for Koshien, Kobe (Sannomiya, Kōsoku Kōbe), Akashi, and Himeji

SurroundingsEdit

 
Amagasaki Central Park
  • Hanshin Railway Amagasaki Depot, Amagasaki Repairing Area
  • Amagasaki Central Park
  • Abagasaki-chuo, Sanwa, Deyashiki Shopping Street

BusesEdit

  • Hanshin Bus
  • Amagasaki City Bus
  • Hankyu Bus

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Hanshin Railway (HS 09)
Main Line
Daimotsu (HS 08)   Local   Deyashiki (HS 10)
Chibune (HS 06)   Morning Express   Mukogawa (HS 12)
Noda (HS 03)   Express   Mukogawa (HS 12)
Noda (HS 03)   Morning Limited Express (Osaka-Umeda-bound trains only on weekdays)   Koshien (HS 14)
Osaka-Umeda (HS 01)   Limited Express
Through Limited Express
  Koshien (HS 14)
(except 7 Osaka-Umeda-bound trains on weekday mornings)
Nishinomiya (HS 17)
Hanshin Namba Line
Daimotsu (HS 08)   Local   Terminus
Daimotsu (HS 08)   Semi-Express
Suburban Semi-Express
  Terminus
Nishikujō (HS 45)   Rapid Express
(morning and evening on weekdays)
  Koshien (Main Line, HS 14)
Nishikujō (HS 45)   Rapid Express (other)   Mukogawa (Main Line, HS 12)

All rapid express trains pass Chidoribashi, Dempo, Fuku, Dekijima, and Daimotsu every day from March 20, 2012.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 平成24年のダイヤ変更について [Diagram Revision in 2012] (PDF) (Press release) (in Japanese). Kintetsu Corporation. January 20, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
  2. ^ 3月20日(火・祝)、全線のダイヤ改正を実施! [Diagram Revision on Tuesday (Holiday), March 20, 2012] (PDF) (Press release) (in Japanese). Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd. January 20, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2012.

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