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 238 Ōkuradanikariguchi, Akashi, Hyōgo
(兵庫県明石市大蔵谷狩口238)
Japan
Operated by 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: Does not stop at this station
Rapid: Does not stop at this station

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. 



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