Mojikō Station

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Mojikō Station
Moji-ko station.jpg
Mojikō Station in January 2005
Location 2-5 Nishi-Kaigan, Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka-ken
Operated by JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kagoshima Main Line
Other information
Opened 1 April 1891 (1891-04-01)

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).


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]


The station opened on 1 April 1891.[3] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Kyushu.

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.

See also[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. Vol. 52 no. 620. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. December 2012. p. 162. 
  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