Asagiri Station (Hyōgo)

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Asagiri Station
朝霧駅
JR朝霧駅4203593.jpg
Asagiri Station viewed from the beach, April 2008
Location
Prefecture Hyōgo
(See other stations in Hyōgo)
City Akashi
Neighborhood etc. 238 Ōkuradanikariguchi
Postal code 673-0863
(in Japanese) 兵庫県明石市大蔵谷狩口238
Rail services
Operator(s) JR West
Line(s) JR Kobe Line

Asagiri Station (朝霧駅 Asagiri-eki?) is a railway station in Akashi, Hyōgo, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).[1]

Lines[edit]

Asagiri Station is served by the Sanyo Main Line, referred to as the JR Kobe Line.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a single island platform serving two tracks. The station has a "Midori no madoguchi" ticket office.[1]

Platforms[edit]

1 JR Kobe Line for Sannomiya, Amagasaki, and Osaka
2 JR Kobe Line for Nishi-Akashi and Himeji

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sanyo Main Line (JR Kobe Line)
Maiko   Local   Akashi
Special Rapid: no stop
Rapid: no stop

History[edit]

11 people were killed and 247 injured in the Akashi pedestrian bridge accident that occurred on a pedestrian bridge leading to the station on 21 July 2001.[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "駅情報 JRおでかけネット" [Station Information - JR Odekake.net] (in Japanese). Japan: West Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ex-cop pleads not guilty in fatal '01 Akashi crush". The Japan Times Online. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. 20 January 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 34°38′40″N 135°01′03″E / 34.64439°N 135.017485°E / 34.64439; 135.017485