|Hanshin Namba Line|
Hanshin 9000 series EMU
|Owner|| Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.|
Nishi-Osaka Railway Co., Ltd.
|Locale||Osaka and Hyogo prefectures, Japan|
|Termini|| Amagasaki |
|Operator(s)||Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.|
|Rolling stock||various EMUs (see below)|
|Opened||January 20, 1924|
|Line length||10.1 km (6.3 mi)|
|Number of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC, overhead line|
The Hanshin Namba Line (阪神なんば線, Hanshin Nanba sen) is a railway line operated by the private railway operator Hanshin Electric Railway connecting Amagasaki Station in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, and Ōsaka Namba Station in Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
There are through rapid express operations between Kobe Sannomiya on the Main Line in Kobe and Kintetsu Nara Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line in Nara via the Hanshin Namba Line, and through local, semi-express, and suburban semi-express operations between Amagasaki Station and Kintetsu Nara Station.
|No.||Station||Japanese||Distance (km)||Train type||Connecting lines||Location|
|Rapid express trains operate to Kobe Sannomiya Station on the Main Line.|
|HS 09||Amagasaki||尼崎||-||0.0||●||Hanshin Main Line||Amagasaki, Hyōgo|
|HS 08||Daimotsu||大物||0.9||0.9|||||Hanshin Main Line|
|HS 49||Dekijima||出来島||1.4||2.3|||||Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka||Osaka Prefecture|
|HS 47||Dempō||伝法||1.5||4.8|||||Konohana-ku, Osaka|
|HS 45||Nishikujō||西九条||0.8||6.3||●||Osaka Loop Line (JR-O14), Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line) (JR-P14)|
|HS 44||Kujō||九条||1.3||7.6||●||Chūō Line (C14)||Nishi-ku, Osaka|
|HS 43||Dome-mae||ドーム前||0.6||8.2||●||Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N12:Dome-mae Chiyozaki Station)|
|HS 42||Sakuragawa||桜川||0.8||9.0||●|| Sennichimae Line (S15)|
Nankai Kōya Line (Shiomibashi Line) (NK06-5: Shiomibashi Station)
|HS 41||Ōsaka Namba||大阪難波||1.1||10.1||●|| Namba Line (A01, with through trains)|
Nankai Main Line, Kōya Line (NK01: Namba Station)
Osaka Metro (Namba Station):
Midōsuji Line (M20), Yotsubashi Line (Y15), Sennichimae Line (S16)
Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) (JR-Q17: JR Namba Station)
|Trains operate to Kintetsu Nara Station on the Nara Line.|
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