Kyūshūkōdaimae Station

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Kyūshūkōdaimae Station
九州工大前駅
Kyushukodaimae Station1.jpg
Location Japan
Coordinates 33°54′02″N 130°50′25″E / 33.900462°N 130.840139°E / 33.900462; 130.840139Coordinates: 33°54′02″N 130°50′25″E / 33.900462°N 130.840139°E / 33.900462; 130.840139
Operated by JR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kagoshima Main Line,
Distance 15.3 km from Mojikō
Construction
Structure type At grade
Other information
Website Official website
History
Opened 1 July 1970 (1970-07-01)
Previous names Shin-Nakabaru (until 1 November 1990)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016) 4,473
Rank 46th (among JR Kyushu stations)
Location
Kyūshūkōdaimae Station is located in Japan
Kyūshūkōdaimae Station
Kyūshūkōdaimae Station
Location within Japan

Kyūshūkōdaimae Station (九州工大前駅, Kyūshūkōdaimae-eki) is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line operates by JR Kyushu in Tobata-ku, Kitakyūshū, Japan. Its name means, literally, "In front of Kyushu Institute of Technology".[1]

History[edit]

The station was opened with the name Shin-Nakabaru Station (新中原駅, Shin-Nakabaru-eki) by Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 November 1970 as an added station on the existing track of the Kagoshima Main Line. On 1 April 1987, with the privatiztion of JNR, JR Kyushu took over control of the station. On 1 November 1990, the station name was changed to Kyūshūkōdaimae.[2][3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by 4,473 passengers daily, and it ranked 46th among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 218. ISBN 4533029809.
  3. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 675. ISBN 4533029809.
  4. ^ "駅別乗車人員上位300駅(平成28年度)" [Passengers embarking by station - Top 300 stations (Heisei 28)] (PDF). JR Kyushu. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.


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