Meinohama Station

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Meinohama Station
姪浜駅
Meinohama eki 1.jpg
South Exit
Location Nishi, Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station code K01
History
Opened 1925
Traffic
Passengers (FY2005[citation needed]) 18,455 daily

Meinohama Station (姪浜駅?, Meinohama-eki) is a railway station in Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is jointly operated by JR Kyushu and the Fukuoka City Transportation Bureau. The station symbol of the subway station is a yacht in yellow, symbolising nearby Odo yacht harbour.

Lines[edit]

Station layout[edit]

This is an elevated station with two island platforms serving four tracks.

Platforms[edit]

Ticket gates and departure board
Station sign
1  Kūkō Line for Nishijin, Tenjin, Hakata and Fukuokakūkō (Airport)
(through from Chikuhi Line)
2  Kūkō Line for Nishijin, Tenjin, Hakata and Fukuokakūkō
 Hakozaki Line for Kaizuka
3  Kūkō Line for Nishijin, Tenjin, Hakata and Fukuokakūkō
 Hakozaki Line for Kaizuka
4  Chikuhi Line for Chikuzen-Maebaru, Chikuzen-Fukae, Karatsu and Nishi-Karatsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Kūkō Line
Terminal - Muromi
Chikuhi Line
Shimoyamato Local Muromi
Shimoyamato Express Muromi

History[edit]

  • April 15, 1925: Station is established by Kitakyushu Railroad
  • October 1, 1937: The Railroad Ministry nationalizes all railroads, this station becomes a station of the Chikuhi Line
  • March 22, 1983: Electrification of the track between Meinohama Station and Karatsu Station is completed and the track from Meinohama Station to Hakata Station is discontinued. The Fukuoka City Subway Number 1 Line (now the Kūkō Line) opens accompanied by a mutual operating agreement between it and the Chikuhi Line.
  • April 1, 1987: With the privatization of JNR, the station came under the control of JR Kyushu.

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Coordinates: 33°35′01″N 130°19′30″E / 33.583611°N 130.325097°E / 33.583611; 130.325097