Amagasaki Station (JR West)

Amagasaki Station (JR West)

Amagasaki Station (尼崎駅, Amagasaki-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kōbe Line), Fukuchiyama Line (JR Takarazuka Line) and JR Tōzai Line of JR West, located in Amagasaki, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, opened in 1874. Until 1997, Amagasaki was only a local stop, but it has since become a major junction with the opening of the JR Tōzai Line. Today, all commuter trains and Fukuchiyama-bound limited express trains, stop here.

Amagasaki is the official terminal of the Fukuchiyama Line and the JR Tōzai Line, but only direct rapid services originate from here via the JR Tōzai Line. Trains of the Fukuchiyama Line continue east to Osaka and beyond on the Tōkaidō Line or connect with the Gakkentoshi Line through the JR Tōzai Line. Tōzai Line trains (except direct rapid services) continue west to Nishi-Akashi and beyond on the Tōkaidō Line, and Takarazuka and beyond on the Fukuchiyama Line.

The station is referred to "JR Amagasaki" or "J-Ama" to distinguish between the station and Amagasaki Station operated by Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

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