Minami-Kōfu Station

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Minami-Kōfu Station
JR Minami-Kōfu Station, January 2006
Location 1-32 Minamiguchi-cho, Kōfu, Yamanashi
Coordinates 35°38′37″N 138°34′42″E / 35.6436°N 138.5784°E / 35.6436; 138.5784
Operated by JR Central
Line(s) Minobu Line
Opened 1928
Previous names Kōfu-Minamiguchi (until 1938)
Passengers (2008) 563 daily

Minami-Kōfu Station (南甲府駅 Minami-Kōfu-eki?) is a railway station on the Minobu Line of Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) located in the city of Kōfu, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The station is located 84.0 rail kilometers from the southern terminus of the Minobu Line at Fuji Station.


Minami-Kōfu Station was opened on March 30, 1928 as Kōfu-Minamiguchi Station (甲府南口 Kōfu-Minamiguchi-eki?) on the Fuji-Minobu Line. When operations were consigned to the government on October 1, 1938, the station name was changed to its present name. The line came under control of the Japanese Government Railways on May 1, 1941. The JGR became the JNR (Japan National Railway) after World War II. Along with the division and privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987, the station came under the joint control of the Central Japan Railway Company and the Japan Freight Railway Company. All freight operations were discontinued in October 1997, and the freight depot was abandoned as of March 31, 2001.



Minami-Kōfu Station has a single island platform. The station is one of the few stations on the Minobu Line which is attended. The marshalling yard for the Minobu Line is also at this station.


1  Minobu Line For Kōfu
2  Minobu Line For Fuji, Minobu

Adjacent stations[edit]

JR Central
Kai-Sumiyoshi   Minobu Line   Zenkōji

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