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Tōkaidō main line (JR West section)


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Railway Line
JR West Tōkaidō hon (Maibara - Kōbe)

Tōkaidō hon (Umeda Kamotsu)

Biwako

JR Kyōto

JR Kōbe

JR West 西日本旅客鉄道 [JR西日本]  Nishi Nippon Ryokaku Tetsudō [JR West]     West Japan Railway Company

Tōkaidō hon (Maibara - Kōbe) 東海道本線 JR railway      1067 mm     1500V DC

AliasFrom - To
Biwako Maibara - Kyōto
JR Kyōto Kyōto - Ōsaka
JR Kōbe Ōsaka - Kōbe
JR Takarazuka Ōsaka - Amagasaki

You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages: Biwako Iga
Hikone Kusatsu Yōkaichi Myōkenguchi Uji
Sumiyoshi Kōbe - Sannomiya Rokkō Island Ibaraki Toyonaka Settsu Nishinomiya Amagasaki Shin-Ōsaka Katsura Yamashina Ishiyama
Central Kyōto
Ebie Umeda
Sannomiya

Opened1876 - 1889Maibara - ŌsakaTracksDouble trackMaibara - Kusatsu
1874Ōsaka - KōbeFour tracks (or more)Kusatsu - Kōbe
MapsKm
Stops
L
Stops
R
Stops
SR
Stops
LEX
Station name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
445.9
●▽◁●▼◁●▼◁●▽◁Maibara米原まいばら JR Central: Tōkaidō hon >Nagoya
JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Shin-Ōsaka
JR West: Hokuriku hon "Biwako line" >Kanazawa
Ōmi: Hon >Kibukawa
Maibara-shi Shiga
451.9
Hikone彦根ひこね Ōmi: Hon >Maibara >Kibukawa
Hikone-shi
455.2


Minami-Hikone南彦根みなみひこね
458.3


Kawase河瀬かわせ
462.0


Inae稲枝いなえ
465.7

Notogawa能登川のとがわ
Higashiōmi-shi
470.8
●▽

Azuchi安土あづち
Ōmihachiman-shi
474.3
Ōmi-Hachiman近江八幡おうみはちまん Ōmi: Yōkaichi >Yōkaichi
478.3


Shinohara篠原しのはら
483.9
●▽●▽●▽Yasu野洲やす
Yasu-shi
487.0
Moriyama守山もりやま
Moriyama-shi
489.1


Rittō栗東りっとう
Rittō-shi
491.4
●◁●◁●▽◕▽Kusatsu草津くさつ JR West: Kusatsu >Tsuge
Kusatsu-shi
493.9

Minami-Kusatsu南草津みなみくさつ
496.6


Seta瀬田せた
Ōtsu-shi
499.1
Ishiyama石山いしやま Keihan: Ishiyama Sakamoto [Keihan-Ishiyama] >Ishiyamadera >Sakamoto
501.9


Zeze膳所ぜぜ Keihan: Ishiyama Sakamoto [Keihan-Zeze] >Ishiyamadera >Sakamoto
503.6
Ōtsu大津おおつ
508.1# ●◁●◁◔◀Yamashina山科やましな JR West: Kosei >Ōmi-Shiotsu
Keihan: Keishin [Keihan-Yamashina] >Misasagi >Hama-Ōtsu
Kyōto City: Tōzai >Rokujizō >Uzumasa-Tenjingawa
Kyōto-shi Kyōto
513.6 ●▼▲●▼Kyōto京都きょうと JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō >Shin-Ōsaka
JR West: Nara >Nara
JR West: Sanin hon "Sagano line" >Tottori
Kintetsu: Kyōto >Yamato-Saidaiji
Kyōto City: Karasuma >Kokusaikaikan >Takeda
516.1


Nishiōji西大路にしおおじ
518.9


Katsuragawa桂川かつらがわ
520.0


Mukōmachi向日町むこうまち
Mukō-shi
523.7


Nagaokakyō長岡京ながおかきょう
Nagaokakyō-shi
527.7


Yamazaki山崎やまざき Hankyū: Kyōto [Ōyamazaki] >Umeda >Kawaramachi
Ōyamazaki-chō
529.9


Shimamoto島本しまもと
Shimamoto-chō Ōsaka
535.2
●▼△
Takatsuki高槻たかつき
Takatsuki-shi
538.1



Settsu-Tonda摂津富田せっつとんだ
541.8


Ibaraki茨木いばらき
Ibaraki-shi
544.7



Senrioka千里丘せんりおか
Settsu-shi
546.4



Kishibe岸辺きしべ
Suita-shi
548.8
●▽


Suita吹田すいた Hankyū: Senri >Tenjimbashisuji 6-chōme >Kita-Senri
551.9



Higashi-Yodogawa東淀川ひがしよどがわ
Ōsaka-shi
552.6
●▶Shin-Ōsaka新大阪しんおおさか JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō
JR West: Sanyō Shinkansen >Hakata
JR West: Tōkaidō hon (Umeda Kamotsu) >Nishikujō
Ōsaka City: Midōsuji >Esaka >Nakamozu
556.4# ●▽△●▽△●▽●▲Ōsaka大阪おおさか Hankyū: Kōbe [Umeda] >Kōbe-Sannomiya
Hankyū: Kyōto* [Umeda] >Kawaramachi
Hankyū: Takarazuka [Umeda] >Takarazuka
Hanshin: Hon [Umeda] >Motomachi
JR West: JR Tōzai [Kitashinchi] >Kyōbashi >Amagasaki
JR West: Ōsaka kanjō >Kyōbashi - Tennōji >Bentenchō - Tennōji
Ōsaka City: Midōsuji [Umeda] >Esaka >Nakamozu
Ōsaka City: Tanimachi [Higashi-Umeda] >Dainichi >Yao-minami
Ōsaka City: Yotsubashi [Nishi-Umeda] >Suminoekōen
559.8


Tsukamoto塚本つかもと
564.1 ●△◀▶Amagasaki尼崎あまがさき JR West: Fukuchiyama >"JR Takarazuka line" Shin-Sanda - Fukuchiyama
JR West: JR Tōzai >Kyōbashi
Amagasaki-shi Hyōgo
567.1



Tachibana立花たちばな
569.3
●△


Kōshienguchi甲子園口こうしえんぐち
Nishinomiya-shi
571.8


Nishinomiya西宮にしのみや
573.3



Sakura-Shukugawaさくら夙川さくらしゅくがわ
575.6

Ashiya芦屋あしや
Ashiya-shi
577.0



Kōnan-Yamate甲南山手こうなんやまて
Kōbe-shi
578.5



Settsu-Motoyama摂津本山せっつもとやま Hankyū: Kōbe [Okamoto] >Umeda >Kōbe-Sannomiya
580.1


Sumiyoshi住吉すみよし Kōbe New Transit: Rokkō Island "Rokkōliner line" >Marine Park
582.3


Rokkōmichi六甲道ろっこうみち
583.7



Maya摩耶まや
584.6



Nadaなだ
587.0
Sannomiya三ノ宮さんのみや Hankyū: Kōbe Kōsoku [Kōbe-Sannomiya] >Shinkaichi
Hankyū: Kōbe [Kōbe-Sannomiya] >Umeda
Hanshin: Hon [Kōbe-Sannomiya] >Umeda >Motomachi
Kōbe New Transit: Port Island "Portliner line" >Kōbe Airport
Kōbe Subway: Kaigan [Sannomiya Hanadokei-mae] >Shin-Nagata
Kōbe Subway: Seishin-Yamate >Shin-Kōbe >Seishin-chūō
587.8


Motomachi元町もとまち Hanshin: Hon >Umeda
Hanshin: Kōbe Kōsoku >Nishidai
Kōbe Subway: Kaigan [Kyūkyoryūchi-Daimaru-mae] >Sannomiya Hanadokei-mae >Shin-Nagata
589.5
●△▶●▶●▶◔▶Kōbe神戸こうべ Hankyū: Kōbe Kōsoku [Kōsoku-Kōbe] >Kōbe-Sannomiya >Shinkaichi
Hanshin: Kōbe Kōsoku [Kōsoku-Kōbe] >Motomachi >Nishidai
JR West: Sanyō hon "JR Kōbe line" >Himeji - Hiroshima
Kōbe Subway: Kaigan [Harborland] >Sannomiya Hanadokei-mae >Shin-Nagata
The stopping pattern, as well as the origin/destination station(s), for the different train types is shown above.
The code in the header matches the stop mark code in the service type table below.
# This section of the line is also used by other services as listed below. ◔ Some trains stop here ◕ Almost all trains stop here ● All trains stop here
▼ All/Many trains originate here ▽ Some trains originate here ◀ All/Many trains are through from another line ◁ Some trains are through from another line
▶ All/Many trains are through to another line ▲ All/Many trains terminate here △ Some trains terminate here

Other services using this line
This line is also used:
Service types / Traffic Pattern
The Biwako, JR Kyōto and JR Kōbe lines form a traffic system from Nagahama in east to Himeji in west with three train types:
Special Rapid, Rapid and Local. This traffic system also continues into Kosei, JR Tōzai and Fukuchiyama (JR Takarazuka) lines.

Accurate at: Dec 1, 2015
TypeNameStop
mark
Origin - Major stops - DestinationTrains
per day
Fastest
train
Average
speed
LocalFutsū普通

L Maibara - Kyōto


Tsuge - Kusatsu line - Kusatsu - Kyōto


Kyōto - Takatsuki - Kōbe - Sanyō line - Suma - Nishi-Akashi (- Kakogawa)


(Kyōto -) Takatsuki - Amagasaki - Fukuchiyama line - Shin-Sanda


(Dōshisha-mae - ) Matsuiyamate - Shijōnawate - Katamachi line - Kyōbashi - JR Tōzai line - Amagasaki - Kōbe - Nishi-Akashi


RapidKaisoku快速

R (Nagahama - Hokuriku line -) / (Ōgaki - Tōkaidō line -)
Maibara - Yasu - Ōsaka - Kōbe - Sanyō line - Himeji - Aboshi
(- Kamigōri / - Akō line - Banshū-Akō)



Special RapidShin kaisoku新快速

SR (Tsuruga -) Ōmi-Shiotsu - Nagahama - Hokuriku line - Maibara - Ōsaka - Kōbe - Sanyō line - Himeji - Aboshi - Akō line - Banshū-Akō


Tsuruga - Kosei line - Yamashina - Kyōto - Kōbe - Sanyō line - Himeji - Aboshi - Akō line - Banshū-Akō


Limited ExpressTokkyū特急
Biwako Express
びわこエクスプレス
LEX Maibara - Ōsaka11h2578 km/h
Hamakaze
はまかぜ
LEX Ōsaka - Kōbe - Himeji - Bantan line - Wadayama - Sanin line - Tottori14h2161 km/h
Ōsaka - Kōbe - Himeji - Bantan line - Wadayama - Sanin line - Hamasaka13h3066 km/h
Ōsaka - Kōbe - Himeji - Bantan line - Wadayama - Sanin line - Kasumi13h1167 km/h
Haruka
はるか
LEX Maibara - Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Umeda Freight Line - Tennōji - Kansai Airport22h1077 km/h
Kusatsu - Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Umeda Freight Line - Tennōji - Kansai Airport11h4073 km/h
Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Umeda Freight Line - Tennōji - Kansai Airport211h1877 km/h
(Wide View) Hida
(ワイドビュー)ひだ
LEX Takayama - Gifu - Maibara - Ōsaka14h1570 km/h
Kanikani Hamakaze
かにカニはまかぜ
LEX Ōsaka - Kōbe - Himeji - Bantan line - Wadayama - Sanin line - Hamasaka
Seasonal train during crab (Kani) season



Kounotori
こうのとり
LEX Shin-Ōsaka - Amagasaki - Fukuchiyama line - Fukuchiyama - Toyooka - Kinosaki-onsen62h4568 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Amagasaki - Fukuchiyama line - Fukuchiyama - Toyooka12h5561 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Amagasaki - Fukuchiyama line - Fukuchiyama71h3773 km/h
Kuroshio
くろしお
LEX Kyōto - Shin-Ōsaka - Umeda Freight Line - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shingu14h3768 km/h
Kyōto - Shin-Ōsaka - Umeda Freight Line - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shirahama22h5377 km/h
(Wide View) Shinano
(ワイドビュー)しなの
LEX Nagano - Matsumoto - Shiojiri - Chūō line - Nagoya - Maibara - Ōsaka15h1484 km/h
Super Hakuto
スーパーはくと
LEX Kyōto - Ōsaka - Himeji - Kamigōri - Chizu kyūkō railway - Chizu - Tottori - Kurayoshi53h3183 km/h
Kyōto - Ōsaka - Himeji - Kamigōri - Chizu kyūkō railway - Chizu - Tottori23h0184 km/h
Thunderbird
サンダーバード
LEX Kanazawa - Tsuruga - Kosei line - Kyōto - Ōsaka222h34104 km/h
Wakura-onsen - Kanazawa - Tsuruga - Kosei line - Kyōto - Ōsaka13h5288 km/h
Sleeper Limited ExpressShindai tokkyū寝台特急
Sunrise Seto / Sunrise Izumo
サンライズ瀬戸 / サンライズ出雲
- Tōkyo - Hamamatsu - Himeji - Okayama - Takamatsu / Izumo
No stops on Maibara - Kōbe section




Tōkaidō hon (Umeda Kamotsu) 東海道本線「梅田貨物線」 JR railway      1067 mm     1500V DC

You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages:
Shin-Ōsaka
Umeda

Opened1928 - 1934Freight lineTracksDouble trackShin-Ōsaka - Umeda Freight stn (km 3.8)
1989For regular passenger trafficSingle trackUmeda Freight stn - Fukushima (- Nishikujō)
This is not an official passenger line, but it is used by trains from Shin-Ōsaka to Hanwa line bypassing Ōsaka station. It joins the Ōsaka kanjō-sen (Ōsaka Loop line) at Fukushima station, but has no platform at that station.
Umeda kamotsu-sen = Umeda Freight line
MapsKmStops
R
Stops
LEX
Station name Official name Furigana nameConnecting linesCityPrefecture
0.0 ●▼●▼◁Shin-Ōsaka新大阪しんおおさか JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen >Tōkyō
JR West: Sanyō Shinkansen >Hakata
JR West: Tōkaidō hon "JR Kyōto line" >Maibara >Kōbe
Ōsaka City: Midōsuji >Esaka >Nakamozu
Ōsaka-shi Ōsaka
4.7

Fukushima福島ふくしま
7.4 ●▶◔▶Nishikujō西九条にしくじょう Hanshin: Hanshin Namba >Amagasaki >Ōsaka-Namba
JR West: Ōsaka kanjō >Kyōbashi - Tennōji >Bentenchō - Tennōji
JR West: Sakurajima "JR Yumesaki line" >Sakurajima
The stopping pattern, as well as the origin/destination station(s), for the different train types is shown above.
The code in the header matches the stop mark code in the service type table below.
◔ Some trains stop here ● All trains stop here ▼ All/Many trains originate here ◁ Some trains are through from another line
▶ All/Many trains are through to another line

Service types / Traffic Pattern
Accurate at: Jan 1, 2016
TypeNameStop
mark
Origin - Major stops - DestinationTrains
per day
Fastest
train
Average
speed
RapidKaisoku快速

R Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Yuasa - Gobō


Limited ExpressTokkyū特急
Haruka
はるか
LEX Maibara - Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Kansai Airport22h1077 km/h
Kusatsu - Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Kansai Airport11h4073 km/h
Kyōto - Shin-Osaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Kansai Airport211h1877 km/h
Kuroshio
くろしお
LEX Kyōto - Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shingu14h3768 km/h
Kyōto - Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shirahama22h5377 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shingu63h5969 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Shirahama52h2973 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama - Kisei Hon - Kii-Tanabe12h2571 km/h
Shin-Ōsaka - Tennōji - Hanwa line - Wakayama11h0768 km/h

Biwako 琵琶湖線
You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages:
Iga
Yamashina Ishiyama
Real line nameFrom - To
JR West: Hokuriku hon Maibara - Nagahama
JR West: Tōkaidō hon (Maibara - Kōbe) Maibara - Kyōto


JR Kyōto JR京都線
You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages:
Myōkenguchi Uji
Ibaraki Toyonaka Settsu Shin-Ōsaka Katsura
Umeda
Real line nameFrom - To
JR West: Tōkaidō hon (Maibara - Kōbe) Kyōto - Ōsaka


JR Kōbe JR神戸線
You can find Kitayama Rail Maps for this line on these pages:
Tarumi Wadamisaki
Sumiyoshi Kōbe - Sannomiya Rokkō Island Nishinomiya Amagasaki Shin-Ōsaka
Ebie Umeda
Sannomiya
Real line nameFrom - To
JR West: Tōkaidō hon (Maibara - Kōbe) Ōsaka - Kōbe
JR West: Sanyō hon (Kōbe - Hiroshima) Kōbe - Himeji



This page is updated Jun 2, 2016