Hashimoto Station – Kokawa Station Suspended for about 1 week
2023-06-04 (Sun) 14:15
Due to the heavy rain the day before yesterday, the embankment along the track collapsed near Koyaguchi Station on the JR Wakayama Line, and JR will stop driving between Hashimoto Station and Kokawa Station for about a week from today. According to JR West, the embankment collapsed in the premises of Koyaguchi Station on the JR Wakayama Line, and at around 6:30 am yesterday, a worker who was inspecting the equipment found that the embankment along the track had collapsed. . The embankment collapsed over a width of about 20 meters and a height of about 5 meters, and the pillars of the traffic lights were said to have tilted. JR will stop driving between Hashimoto Station and Kokawa Station for about a week from today, and will start a bus service in this section from tomorrow. In addition, on the Nankai Koya Line, between Koyashita Station and Gokurakubashi Station, sand, wood chips, etc. flowed into the track, and crushed stone called ballast laid on the track was washed away. Restoration work is continuing, but Nankai Electric Railway does not expect to resume operation today, and is currently operating between Namba Station and Hashimoto Station.
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