Ashiya Station (JR West)

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Ashiya Station building

Ashiya Station (芦屋駅 Ashiya-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kobe Line) of JR West, located in Ashiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Operation[edit]

The JR station consists of six tracks, with two island platforms serving the four tracks on the inside, and two express tracks on the outside for passing trains. All JR Kobe Line commuter trains stop at Ashiya, and the station serves as the connection point between local trains and rapid/special rapid services.


1 JR Kobe Line special rapid services for Amagasaki, Osaka and Kyoto (also used for rapid services in the rush hour)
local trains for Amagasaki and Kitashinchi (connecting with rapid services)
2 JR Kobe Line local trains and rapid services for Amagasaki, Osaka and Kyoto (connecting with special rapid services or no connection)
3 JR Kobe Line local trains for Sannomiya and Nishi-Akashi (connecting with special rapid services or no connection)
rapid services for Sannomiya and Himeji
4 JR Kobe Line special rapid services for Sannomiya and Himeji (also used for rapid services in the evening)
local trains for Sannomiya and Nishi-Akashi (connecting with rapid services, except in the evening)

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR West Tōkaidō Line (JR Kobe Line)
Sakura Shukugawa   Local   Konan-Yamate
Nishinomiya   Rapid Service   Sumiyoshi
Amagasaki   Special Rapid Service   Sannomiya

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Coordinates: 34°44′3.27″N 135°18′25.45″E / 34.7342417°N 135.3070694°E / 34.7342417; 135.3070694