Nishinomiya Station (Hanshin)

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Nishinomiya Station
西宮駅
Hanshin Nishinomiya station east side.jpg
Nishinomiya Station east entrance
Location
Prefecture Hyōgo
(See other stations in Hyōgo)
City Nishinomiya
Neighborhood Tanakachō
Address in Japanese 兵庫県西宮市田中町
Coordinates 34°44′12.68″N 135°20′17.67″E / 34.7368556°N 135.3382417°E / 34.7368556; 135.3382417Coordinates: 34°44′12.68″N 135°20′17.67″E / 34.7368556°N 135.3382417°E / 34.7368556; 135.3382417
History
Opened 1905
Rail services
Operator(s) Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Line(s) Main Line
Bus Medium bus terminal at this station

Nishinomiya Station (西宮駅 Nishinomiya eki?) is a railway station on the Hanshin Electric Railway Main Line in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The station is called "Hanshin Nishinomiya" or "Han-Nishi" to distinguish the name from Nishinomiya Station on the JR West Tōkaidō Line (JR Kōbe Line) and Nishinomiya-kitaguchi Station on Hankyu Railway.

Layout[edit]

Track map of Nishinomiya station. (left: for Osaka and Nara)

This elevated station has 2 island platforms serving 4 tracks. 2 side tracks are located on the west side of the platforms and between 2 through tracks. The side tracks are used for express trains.

1  Main Line for Kōshien, Amagasaki, Osaka (Umeda), Namba, and Nara
2  Main Line for Kōshien, Amagasaki, Osaka (Umeda), Namba, and Nara
3  Main Line for Kobe (Sannomiya), Akashi, and Himeji
4  Main Line for Kobe (Sannomiya), Akashi, and Himeji

Surroundings[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Main Line
Imazu   Local   Kōroen
Imazu   Express   Terminus
Kōshien
Imazu (on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)
  Rapid Express   Ashiya
Morning Limited Express for Umeda: no stop
Amagasaki
Kōshien (except eastbound in the morning on weekdays)
  Limited Express
Through Limited Express
  Ashiya