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Hanshin Electric Railway
The name hanshin is derived from the names for Kobe(神戸) and Osaka(大阪). The result of combining the second character from Osaka and the first character from Kobe is 阪神 which in Japanese can be read Hanshin.
- Main Line (Umeda-Motomachi )
- Nishi-Osaka Line (Amagasaki -Nishi-Kujo )
- Mukogawa Line (Mukogawa -Mukogawa-danchimae )
July 7, 1899 The company is renamed "Hanshin Electric Railway Co., Ltd.".
February 15 1998 The joint operation with Sanyo Electric Railway is expanded. Both companies' limited expresses begin to run between Umeda and Himeji .
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