Asagiri Station (Hyōgo)

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Asagiri Station
Asagiri Station viewed from the beach, April 2008
Location 238 Ōkuradanikariguchi, Akashi, Hyōgo
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]


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]


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


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]


  1. ^ a b "駅情報 JRおでかけネット" [Station Information - JR] (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