Mojikō Station

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Mojikō Station
門司港駅
Moji-ko station.jpg
Mojikō station, January 2005
Location
Prefecture Fukuoka
(See other stations in Fukuoka)
City Kitakyushu
Ward Moji
Neighborhood etc. 2-5 Nishi-Kaigan
(in Japanese) 北九州市門司区西海岸2丁目5
History
Year opened 1891
Rail services
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kagoshima Main Line

Mojikō Station (門司港駅 Mojikō-eki?) is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line in Moji-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan, operated by the Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu).

Lines[edit]

Mojikō Station is served by the Kagoshima Main Line.

Station layout[edit]

The Neo-Renaissance style building was built in 1914.[1]

The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter..[2]

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1891.[3]

From 29 September 2012, the 1914-vintage station building was temporarily closed for major renovations. It is scheduled to reopen in March 2018.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Mojikō Station is the gateway to various tourist attractions and old buildings which have been preserved in the nearby streets under the name Mojikō Retro.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "9/29, 門司港駅,「大正駅舎」の営業を終了" [29 Sept: Mojiko Station "Taisho period building" closes]. Japan Railfan Magazine (Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd.) 52 (620): p.162. December 2012. 
  2. ^ 駅情報 門司港駅 [Station Information: Mojiko Station] (in Japanese). Japan: Kyushu Railway Company. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  3. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 158. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 

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Coordinates: 33°56′42″N 130°57′41″E / 33.94500°N 130.96139°E / 33.94500; 130.96139