Kōshienguchi Station

Kōshienguchi Station (甲子園口駅, Kōshienguchi-eki) is a railway station in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Kōshienguchi Station

甲子園口駅
Kōshienguchi Station-north.jpg
Kōshienguchi Station, April 2020
Location1-36 Kōshienguchi Nichōme, Nishinomiya, Hyōgo
(兵庫県西宮市甲子園口二丁目1-36)
Japan
Coordinates34°44′20″N 135°22′27″E / 34.7389°N 135.3742°E / 34.7389; 135.3742Coordinates: 34°44′20″N 135°22′27″E / 34.7389°N 135.3742°E / 34.7389; 135.3742
Operated byWest Japan Railway Company
Line(s)Tōkaidō Line (JR Kobe Line)
History
Opened1934
Station building (south side)
Platforms

Despite the station's name roughly translating to “Koshien Stadium Entrance”, it is located nowhere near the venue, and a bus is required to reach it. The name is derived from the neighborhood the station is in, which is also called Kōshienguchi despite being distant from the stadium.

LinesEdit

LayoutEdit

The elevated station has two island platforms; one is for Osaka-bound trains and the other is for Kobe-bound trains.

1  JR Kobe Line for Sannomiya and Himeji
2  JR Kobe Line returning for Amagasaki, Osaka and Kitashinchi
3  JR Kobe Line for Amagasaki, Osaka and Kitashinchi
4  JR Kobe Line passing trains

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Tōkaidō Line (JR Kobe Line)
Tachibana (JR-A50)   Local   Nishinomiya (JR-A52)
Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station
Special Rapid Service: Does not stop at this station