Kajiya Line

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Kajiya Line (鍛冶屋線 Kajiya-sen?) was a railway line of West Japan Railway Company between Nishiwaki and Taka District all within Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. This line closed on April 1, 1990.


The Banshu Railway Co. opened the line between 1913 and 1923, the company being nationalised in 1943.

Freight services ceased in 1974, and the line closed in 1990.


Name Distance
Connections Location
Nomura1 野村 0.0 JR West: Kakogawa Line Nishiwaki Hyōgo
Nishiwaki 西脇 1.6  
Ichihara 市原 4.7  
Hayasu 羽安 7.0  
Sogai 曽我井 8.8   Naka2
Nakamuramachi 中村町 10.9  
Kajiya 鍛冶屋 13.2  
1: Nomura Station was renamed Nishiwakishi Station upon closure of the Kajiya Line.
2: The former town of Naka became a part of the town of Taka in 2005.


This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia