Track map of Hankyu Railway Nishinomiya-kitaguchi station before 1984
There were four 90-degree diamond crossings served by the Kobe Line and the Imazu Line until they were removed in 1984 to build the new station building. The crossings were located in the south of the platforms for the Imazu Line, between the westbound platforms and the eastbound platforms for the Kobe Line.
Kobe Line westbound platforms: on the east side of the Imazu Line, an island platform serving 2 tracks with a side platform for arrivals in the south.
from trains at Line 1
for Kōbe (Kobe-sannomiya, Rokko, Shinkaichi) and the Sanyo Railway Main Line
Kobe Line eastbound platforms: on the west side of the Imazu Line, an island platform serving 2 tracks with a side platform for arrivals in the north.
for Ōsaka (Umeda), Itami, Kyoto and Kita-Senri
from trains at Line 4
Imazu Line: on the north side of the Kobe Line, a side platform and a dead-end platform serving 4 tracks, one of which tracks was removed in 1977.
for Nigawa, Takarazuka, Kawanishi-noseguchi and Minoo
for Takarazuka (Used during the rush hour until 1977)
Orix Buffaloes - The "Hankyu Braves", a predecessor of the Orix Buffaloes, was based at Nishinomiya Stadium and Nishinomiya-Kitaguchi Station was the nearest station. In those days, "Nishinomiya-kitaguchi" was announced "Nishinomiya-kitaguchi, Nishinomiya Stadium-mae". Now there is "Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens" opened on November 26, 2008 on the vacant lot where the stadium used to be, and "Nishinomiya-kitaguchi" is announced "Nishinomiya-kitaguchi, Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens-mae".