Mikage Station (Hanshin)

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Mikage Station
御影駅
Hanshin Mikage Station north entrance.jpg
Location Mikage Hommachi 1-chome, Higashinada, Kobe, Hyōgo
(神戸市東灘区御影本町一丁目)
Japan
Coordinates 34°42′53″N 135°15′20″E / 34.7148377°N 135.2556252°E / 34.7148377; 135.2556252Coordinates: 34°42′53″N 135°15′20″E / 34.7148377°N 135.2556252°E / 34.7148377; 135.2556252
Operated by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Line(s) Main Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened 1905

Mikage Station (御影駅?, Mikage-eki) is an elevated railway station on the Hanshin Electric Railway Main Line, with trains traveling east to Hanshin's terminal in Umeda (Osaka), and west to central Kobe (Motomachi and Sannomiya). At Motomachi, number of limited express trains carry on along the Sanyo Railway to Himeji city.

Layout[edit]

The station has four tracks with two island platforms elevated with an elevator each.


1  Main Line limited express trains for Amagasaki and Osaka (Umeda)
Change trains at Amagasaki for Namba and Nara
2  Main Line local trains for Amagasaki and Osaka (Umeda)
Change trains at Amagasaki for Namba and Nara
3  Main Line limited express trains for Sannomiya, Kosoku Kobe, Shinkaichi, Suma, Akashi, and Himeji
4  Main Line local trains for Sannomiya and Kosoku Kobe

Surroundings[edit]

  • Route 2 (国道2号) - Arterial route from Osaka to Fukuoka
  • Mikage Classe (御影クラッセ) (Hankyu Oasis Mikage, Hanshin Mikage, etc.)
  • Yuduruha Shrine (弓弦羽神社)
  • Higashinada Police Station (東灘警察署)
  • Morozoff Limited Kansai Branch (former headquarters)

Buses from Mikage[edit]

Kobe City Bus

  • Departing from the north side
    • Route 16 for JR Rokkomichi (JR六甲道), Hankyu Rokko, Kobe University Faculty of Intercultural Studies (神大国際文化学部前), and Rokko Cable Car Station
    • Route 19 for Hankyu Mikage (阪急御影), Konan Hospital (甲南病院前), Kamokogahara (鴨子ヶ原) and Sumiyoshi Primary School attached to Kobe University (神大附属小学校前)
    • Route 36 for JR Rokkomichi (JR六甲道), Hankyu Rokko, Kobe University Main Gate and Tsurukabuto-danchi (鶴甲団地)
    • Route 38 for Higashinada Ward Office, Hakutsuru Fine Art Museum and Uzumoridai
    • Route 39 for JR Sumiyoshi, Hankyu Mikage, Konan Hospital, Kamokogahara and Sumiyoshi Primary School attached to Kobe University
  • Departing from the south side
    • Route 33 for Higashinada Ward Office, Okamoto and JR Konan-Yamate
    • Route 35 for Higashinada Ward Office and Uozaki
    • Route 39 for JR Sumiyoshi, Hankyu Mikage, Konan Hospital, Kamokogahara and Sumiyoshi Primary School attached to Kobe University

Kobe Ferry Bus

  • West side of Mikage Station, in front of Lawson Store 100
    • For Rokko Island Ferry Terminal and Rokko Passenger Ship Terminal

Kobe Minato Kanko

  • West side of Mikage Station (northbound), in front of Morozoff Limited Kansai Branch
    • For Hankyu Mikage, Okamoto and Shukugawa Green Town (Hankyu Shukugawa)
  • West side of Mikage Station (southbound), north of Edition appliance store Mikage
    • For Rokko Island

Passenger numbers[edit]

In 2005, its average usage was 20,667 passengers per day.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hanshin Electric Railway Main Line
Sumiyoshi   Local   Ishiyagawa
Rapid Express: Does not stop at this station
Uozaki   Limited Express
Through Limited Express
  Sannomiya

External links[edit]