Futajima Station

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Futajima Station
二島駅
Futajima Station.JPG
Location
Prefecture Fukuoka
(See other stations in Fukuoka)
City Kitakyūshū
Ward Wakamatsu
Neighborhood etc. 1-1-1 Futajima
Postal code 808-0103
(in Japanese) 福岡県北九州市若松区二島1-1-1
History
Year opened 1899
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyūshū
Line(s) Chikuhō Main Line
Statistics 1,392 passengers/day (2006)
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station

Futajima Station (二島駅 Futajima-eki?) is a railway station on the Kyūshū Railway Company (JR Kyūshū) Chikuhō Main Line (also known as the Wakamatsu Line) in Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Station layout[edit]

1 Chikuhō Main Line for Wakamatsu
2 Chikuhō Main Line for Orio, Nakama, and Nōgata

History[edit]

The station opened in 1899.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
JR Kyūshū
Chikuhō Main Line
Okudōkai Local Honjō

Surrounding area[edit]

It is the westernmost train station among four stations in Wakamatsu-ku, all of those are on the Chikuho Main Line. National Route 199 runs immediately north of the station. Other points of interest include:

  • Honjō Athletic Stadium - 1.5 km west
  • ÆON Wakamatsu Shopping Center - 0.5 km northwest
  • Kōryō High School - 0.4 km northwest
  • Fukuoka prefectural Wakamatsu Commercial High School - 1.3 km north-northwest
  • Green Park Kitakyushu, Hibiki Animal World, Tonda reservoir - 4 km north-northwest
  • Waita beach - 6 km north-northwest

The nearest bus stops for Kitakyushu City Buses are located near the station along Route 199.

There is also a taxi stand outside the station's north exit.

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Coordinates: 33°53′23″N 130°44′54″E / 33.889687°N 130.748413°E / 33.889687; 130.748413