Ajikawaguchi Station

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Ajigawaguchi Station (August, 2013)

Ajikawaguchi Station (安治川口駅, Ajikawaguchi-eki) is a train station on the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line) in Konohana-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Layout[edit]

The station has an island platform serving two tracks.

1  JR Yumesaki Line for Nishikujō and Ōsaka
2  JR Yumesaki Line for Sakurajima

1940 fire[edit]

black and white image of a burned rail car on its side
The aftermath of the 1940 fire

On January 29, 1940, three trains collided, carrying gasoline and factory workers, causing a fire that killed 181 people, and injured 92 on the Nishinari Line, presently Sakurajima Line.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line)
Nishikujō - Universal City

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duits, Kjeld. "News and Photos of Japan - Long List of Train Accidents in Japan". www.ikjeld.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.

Coordinates: 34°40′25.56″N 135°26′38.76″E / 34.6737667°N 135.4441000°E / 34.6737667; 135.4441000