Okamoto Station (Hyōgo)

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Okamoto Station
岡本駅
Okamoto Station.jpg
Location
Prefecture Hyōgo
(See other stations in Hyōgo)
City Kobe
Ward Higashinada
Neighborhood Okamoto Gochome
Postal code 658-0072
Address in Japanese 神戸市東灘区岡本五丁目
Coordinates 34°43′44.78″N 135°16′32.63″E / 34.7291056°N 135.2757306°E / 34.7291056; 135.2757306Coordinates: 34°43′44.78″N 135°16′32.63″E / 34.7291056°N 135.2757306°E / 34.7291056; 135.2757306
History
Opened 1920
Rail services
Station number(s) HK-11
Operator(s) Hankyu Corporation
Line(s) Kobe Main Line
Statistics 6,905,000 passengers/year [1]
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Okamoto Station (岡本駅 Okamoto-eki?, station number: HK-11) is a railway station on the Hankyu Kobe Line in Higashinada-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, between Mikage Station and Ashiyagawa Station.

This station located near Settsu-Motoyama Station on the JR Kōbe Line (Tōkaidō Main Line), and an entrance to Konan University, Konan Women's University, and Kobe Pharmaceutical University.

In the area around Okamoto Station, there are two famous 'Bairin', spots to see plum flowers in early spring. Those are Okamoto Bairin and Hokura Bairin.

Layout[edit]

There are two side platforms serving a track each.

1  Kobe Line for Kobe-sannomiya, Shinkaichi and the Sanyo Railway Main Line
2  Kobe Line for Nishinomiya-Kitaguchi, Ōsaka (Umeda), Kyōto and Takarazuka

Surroundings[edit]

Buses[edit]

Kobe City Bus
  • Route 30 for Hanshin Fukae, Higashinada Senior High School, and Fukae-Hamamachi
  • Route 31 for JR Konan-Yamate / for Uzumoridai
  • Route 33 for JR Konan-Yamate / for Hanshin Mikage Minamiguchi
  • Route 34 for JR Konan-Yamate / for Uozaki-Hamamachi
Kobe Minato Kanko

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Hankyu Kobe Line (HK-11)
Ashiyagawa (HK-10)   Local   Mikage (K-12)
Ashiyagawa (HK-10)   Express
Commutation Express
  Mikage (K-12)
Shukugawa (HK-09)   Rapid Express   Rokkō (K-13)
Shukugawa (HK-09)   Limited Express "Atago"
(operated during crowded season)
  Rokkō (K-13)
Shukugawa (HK-09)   Limited Express
Morning Commutation Limited Express
  Kobe-sannomiya (HK-16)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kobe city statistics April 2008–March 2009. Number of boarding passengers.