Wakamatsu Station

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Wakamatsu Station
若松駅
Wakamatsu station1.jpg
Location 1-18-1 Hakusan, Wakamatsu, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka
(福岡県北九州市若松区白山1-18-1)
Japan
Operated by JR Kyūshū
Line(s) Chikuhō Main Line
Connections
  • Bus stop
History
Opened 1891
Traffic
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

History[edit]

The station opened on August 30, 1891.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
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