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JR Kobe Line
JR Kobe Line
JRW kinki-A.svg
Special rapid services on on t?kaid? main line 225 100.jpg
225-100 series on a Special Rapid Service, November 2016
Overview
Native nameJR
SystemUrban Network
LocaleOsaka Prefecture and Hy?go Prefecture
TerminiOsaka (Tokaido Main Line)
Himeji (Sanyo Main Line)
Stations38
Operation
OpenedMay 11, 1874 (as part of Tokaido Main Line)
March 13, 1988 (renamed as JR Kobe Line)
OwnerJR West
Operator(s)JR West
JR Freight
Technical
Line length87.9 km (54.6 mi)
Track gauge
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed130 km/h (81 mph)

The JR Kobe Line (JR, JR K?be sen) is the nickname of portions of the Tokaido Main Line and the Sanyo Main Line, between Osaka Station in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture and Himeji Station in Himeji, Hy?go Prefecture. The line, along with the JR Kyoto Line and the Biwako Line, forms a contiguous service that is the main trunk of West Japan Railway Company's Urban Network commuter rail network in the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto Metropolitan Area. The line also offers continuous service to the Gakkentoshi Line via the JR T?zai Line.

Trains

Sleeper Limited Express (?, Shindai tokkyuu)

Limited Express (, tokkyuu)

Commuter Limited Express (?, Tsuukin tokkyuu)

Special Rapid Service (, shin-kaisoku)

  • Continuing service from the Kyoto Line, trains stop at Osaka, Amagasaki, Ashiya, Sannomiya, Kobe, Akashi, Nishi-Akashi, Kakogawa and Himeji. Service extends beyond Himeji on Sanyo Main Line to Aboshi, Kamigori and Ako Line to Banshu-Ako.

Rapid Service (, kaisoku)

  • Continuing service from the Kyoto Line, trains stop at Osaka, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, Ashiya, Sumiyoshi, Rokkomichi, Sannomiya, Motomachi, Kobe, Hy?go, Suma, Tarumi, Maiko and Akashi as rapid service trains and every station after Akashi as local trains. Service extends beyond Himeji on Sanyo Main Line to Aboshi, Kamigori and Ako Line to Banshu-Ako. In the morning and at night, trains pass Suma, Tarumi and Maiko.

Local trains (, futsu)

  • Continuing service from the Kyoto Line at Osaka and the JR T?zai Line at Amagasaki. Makes every stop to Nishi-Akashi, with some extended service to Kakogawa during rush hour.

Stations

Stations are listed from east to west.

?: Trains stop at all times
|: Trains pass at all times
?: Eastbound trains pass in the morning
?:Trains stop at morning of Weekdays only

Official line name No. Station Japanese Distance (km) Stop Transfers Location
Between stations from Osaka Local Rapid Special Rapid Ward, City Prefecture
Through service to/from the JR Kyoto Line
Tokaido Main Line  A47  Osaka - 0.0 ? ? ? JRW kinki-A.svg JR Kyoto Line (Tokaido Main Line)
JRW kinki-G.svg JR Takarazuka Line (JR-G47)
JRW kinki-O.svg Osaka Loop Line (JR-O11)
JRW kinki-H.svg JR T?zai Line (JR-H44:Kitashinchi Station)
Number prefix Hankyu Kobe line.png Hankyu Kobe Main Line, Number prefix Hankyu Takarazuka line.png Hankyu Takarazuka Main Line, Number prefix Hankyu Kyoto line.png Hankyu Kyoto Main Line (HK-01:Osaka-umeda Station)
Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Main Line (HS 01:Osaka-Umeda Station)
Osaka Metro logo 2.svg Osaka Metro:
Kita-ku, Osaka Osaka
 A48  Tsukamoto 3.4 3.4 ? | | Yodogawa-ku, Osaka
 A49  Amagasaki 4.3 7.7 ? ? ? JRW kinki-G.svg JR Takarazuka Line (Fukuchiyama Line) (JR-G49)
JRW kinki-H.svg JR T?zai Line (JR-H49)
Amagasaki Hy?go
 A50  Tachibana 3.0 10.7 ? | |
 A51  Koshienguchi ? 2.2 12.9 ? | | Nishinomiya
 A52  Nishinomiya 2.5 15.4 ? ? |
 A53  Sakura Shukugawa 1.5 16.9 ? | |
 A54  Ashiya 2.3 19.2 ? ? ? Ashiya
 A55  K?nan-Yamate ? 1.4 20.6 ? | | Higashinada-ku, Kobe
 A56  Settsu-Motoyama ? 1.5 22.1 ? | |
 A57  Sumiyoshi 1.6 23.6 ? ? | Kobe New Transit Rokko Island Line (R01)
 A58  Rokkomichi 2.2 25.9 ? ? | Nada-ku, Kobe
 A59  Maya 1.4 27.3 ? | |
 A60  Nada ? 0.9 28.2 ? | |
 A61  Sannomiya 2.4 30.6 ? ? ? Number prefix Hankyu Kobe line.png Hankyu Kobe Line, Number prefix Hankyu Kobe line.png Kobe Kosoku Line (HK-16: Kobe Sannomiya Station)
Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Main Line (HS 32: Kobe Sannomiya Station)
Portisland Line Logo.png Kobe New Transit Port Island Line (P01)
Subway KobeSeishin.svg Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate Line (S03: Sannomiya Station)
Subway KobeKaigan.svg Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan Line (K01: Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae Station)
Chuo-ku, Kobe
 A62  Motomachi 0.8 31.4 ? ? | Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Main Line, Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Kobe Kosoku Line (HS 33)
 A63  Kobe 1.7 33.1 ? ? ? Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Kobe Kosoku Line, Hankyu Kobe Kosoku Line (HS 35: K?soku K?be Station)
Subway KobeKaigan.svg Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan Line (K04: Harborland Station)
Sanyo Main Line
 A64  Hy?go 1.8 34.9 ? ? | Wadamisaki Line(Sanyo Main Line Wadamisaki Branch) Hyogo-ku, Kobe
 A65  Shin-Nagata 2.3 37.2 ? | | Kobe Municipal Subway:Subway KobeSeishin.svg Seishin-Yamate Line (S09), Subway KobeKaigan.svg Kaigan Line (K10) Nagata-ku, Kobe
 A66  Takatori 1.0 38.2 ? | | Suma-ku, Kobe
 A67  Suma-Kaihink?en 0.9 39.1 ? | |
 A68  Suma 1.3 40.4 ? ? | SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 06: Sanyo Suma Station)
 A69  Shioya 2.0 43.3 ? | | SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 08: Sanyo Shioya Station) Tarumi-ku, Kobe
 A70  Tarumi 2.9 46.2 ? ? | SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 11: Sanyo Tarumi Station)
 A71  Maiko 2.0 48.2 ? ? | SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 13: Maiko-koen Station)
 A72  Asagiri 1.9 50.1 ? | | Akashi
 A73  Akashi 2.4 52.5 ? ? ? SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 17: Sanyo Akashi Station)
 A74  Nishi-Akashi 3.4 55.9 ? ? ? Shinkansen jrw.svg Sany? Shinkansen
 A75  Okubo 2.8 58.7 ? ? |
 A76  Uozumi 3.5 62.2 ? ? |
 A77  Tsuchiyama 3.1 65.3 ? ? | Harima
 A78  Higashi-Kakogawa ? 3.3 68.6 ? ? | Kakogawa
 A79  Kakogawa 3.6 72.2 ? ? ? JRW kinki-I.svg Kakogawa Line
 A80  Hoden 3.3 75.5 ? | Takasago
 A81  Sone 4.0 79.5 ? |
 A82  Himeji Bessho 2.0 81.5 ? | Himeji
 A83  Gochaku 2.1 83.6 ? |
 A84  Higashi-Himeji 2.4 86.0 ? |
 A85  Himeji 1.9 87.9 ? ? Shinkansen jrw.svg Sanyo Shinkansen
JRW kinki-A.svg Sanyo Main Line
JRW kinki-J.svg Bantan Line
JRW kinki-K.svg Kishin Line
SY Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 43: Sanyo Himeji Station)
Through service to/from the Sanyo Main Line and the Ako Line

Rolling stock

Local

321 series on a local service, November 2018
  • 207 series (from 1991, through service with Fukuchiyama Line and Katamachi Line via JR T?zai Line)
  • 321 series (from 2005, through service with Fukuchiyama Line and Katamachi Line via JR T?zai Line)

Special Rapid and Rapid

Limited Express

Former

201 series, August 2004

References

See also


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