JR Kobe Line

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JR Kobe Line
JRW kinki-A.svg
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225-100 series on a Special Rapid Service, November 2016
Overview
Native nameJR神戸線
Owner JR West
Locale Osaka Prefecture and Hyōgo Prefecture
TerminiOsaka (Tokaido Main Line)
Himeji (Sanyo Main Line)
Stations38
Service
SystemUrban Network
Operator(s) JR West
JR Freight
History
OpenedMay 11, 1874 (as part of Tokaido Main Line)
March 13, 1988 (renamed as JR Kobe Line)
Technical
Line length87.9 km (54.6 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed130 km/h (81 mph)

The JR Kobe Line (JR神戸線, JR Kōbe 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, Hyōgo 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 Tōzai Line.

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Trains

Sleeper Limited Express (寝台特急, Shindai tokkyuu)

Limited Express (特急, tokkyuu)

Commuter Limited Express (通勤特急, Tsuukin tokkyuu)

Special Rapid Service (新快速, shin-kaisoku)

Rapid Service (快速, kaisoku)

Local trains (普通, futsu)

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 nameNo.StationJapaneseDistance (km)StopTransfersLocation
Between stationsfrom OsakaLocalRapidSpecial RapidWard, CityPrefecture
Through service to/from the JR Kyoto Line
Tokaido Main Line  A47  Osaka 大阪-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-F.svg Osaka Higashi Line (JR-F01, 2023)
JRW kinki-H.svg JR Tōzai 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 塚本3.43.4|| Yodogawa-ku, Osaka
 A49  Amagasaki 尼崎4.37.7 JRW kinki-G.svg JR Takarazuka Line (Fukuchiyama Line) (JR-G49)
JRW kinki-H.svg JR Tōzai Line (JR-H49)
Amagasaki Hyōgo
 A50  Tachibana 立花3.010.7||
 A51  Koshienguchi 甲子園口2.212.9|| Nishinomiya
 A52  Nishinomiya 西宮2.515.4|
 A53  Sakura Shukugawa さくら夙川1.516.9||
 A54  Ashiya 芦屋2.319.2 Ashiya
 A55  Kōnan-Yamate 甲南山手1.420.6|| Higashinada-ku, Kobe
 A56  Settsu-Motoyama 摂津本山1.522.1||
 A57  Sumiyoshi 住吉1.623.6| Kobe New Transit Rokko Island Line (R01)
 A58  Rokkomichi 六甲道2.225.9| Nada-ku, Kobe
 A59  Maya 摩耶1.427.3||
 A60  Nada 0.928.2||
 A61  Sannomiya 三ノ宮2.430.6 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 元町0.831.4| Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Main Line, Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Kobe Kosoku Line (HS 33)
 A63  Kobe 神戸1.733.1 Number prefix Hanshin Railway.png Hanshin Kobe Kosoku Line, Hankyu Kobe Kosoku Line (HS 35: Kōsoku Kōbe Station)
Subway KobeKaigan.svg Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan Line (K04: Harborland Station)
Sanyo Main Line
 A64  Hyōgo 兵庫1.834.9| Wadamisaki Line(Sanyo Main Line Wadamisaki Branch) Hyogo-ku, Kobe
 A65  Shin-Nagata 新長田2.337.2||Kobe Municipal Subway: Subway KobeSeishin.svg Seishin-Yamate Line (S09), Subway KobeKaigan.svg Kaigan Line (K10) Nagata-ku, Kobe
 A66  Takatori 鷹取1.038.2|| Suma-ku, Kobe
 A67  Suma-Kaihinkōen 須磨海浜公園0.939.1||
 A68  Suma 須磨1.340.4| Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 06: Sanyo Suma Station)
 A69  Shioya 塩屋2.043.3|| Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 08: Sanyo Shioya Station) Tarumi-ku, Kobe
 A70  Tarumi 垂水2.946.2| Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 11: Sanyo Tarumi Station)
 A71  Maiko 舞子2.048.2| Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 13: Maiko-koen Station)
 A72  Asagiri 朝霧1.950.1|| Akashi
 A73  Akashi 明石2.452.5 Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 17: Sanyo Akashi Station)
 A74  Nishi-Akashi 西明石3.455.9 Shinkansen jrw.svg Sanyō Shinkansen
 A75  Okubo 大久保2.858.7|
 A76  Uozumi 魚住3.562.2|
 A77  Tsuchiyama 土山3.165.3| Harima
 A78  Higashi-Kakogawa 東加古川3.368.6| Kakogawa
 A79  Kakogawa 加古川3.672.2 JRW kinki-I.svg Kakogawa Line
 A80  Hoden 宝殿3.375.5| Takasago
 A81  Sone 曽根4.079.5|
 A82  Himeji Bessho ひめじ別所2.081.5| Himeji
 A83  Gochaku 御着2.183.6|
 A84  Higashi-Himeji 東姫路2.486.0|
 A85  Himeji 姫路1.987.9 Shinkansen jrw.svg Sanyo Shinkansen
JRW kinki-A.svg Sanyo Main Line
JRW kinki-J.svg Bantan Line
JRW kinki-K.svg Kishin Line
Number prefix San-yo Railway line.png Sanyo Railway Main Line (SY 43: Sanyo Himeji Station)
Through service to/from the Sanyo Main Line and the Ako Line

    Rolling stock

    Local

    Special Rapid and Rapid

    Limited Express

    Former

    201 series, August 2004 Jnr 201skyblue.jpg
    201 series, August 2004

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