Wakamatsu Station

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Wakamatsu Station
Wakamatsu station1.jpg
Location 1-18-1 Hakusan, Wakamatsu, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka
Operated by JR Kyūshū
Line(s) Chikuhō Main Line
  • Bus stop
Opened 1891
Passengers (2006) 1,426 daily

Wakamatsu Station (若松駅?, Wakamatsu-eki) is a railway station on the Kyūshū Railway Company (JR Kyūshū) Chikuhō Main Line (also known as the Wakamatsu Line) located in Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Station layout[edit]

There is a single island platform currently served by one track.

1  Chikuhō Main Line for Orio, Nakama, and Nōgata


The station opened on August 30, 1891.

Adjacent stations[edit]

JR Kyūshū
Chikuhō Main Line
Fujinoki Local Terminus

Surrounding area[edit]

Wakamatsu Station is the easternmost station on the Chikuhō Main Line and lies about 500 meters southwest of the Wakato Bridge. The surrounding area, once home to a freight yard, has seen the development of new residential condominiums in recent years. National Route 199 is immediately northwest of the station.

The nearest city bus stop is located northeast of the station along National Route 495.

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Coordinates: 33°54′04″N 130°48′23″E / 33.901217°N 130.806332°E / 33.901217; 130.806332