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Kokura Station

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Opened  1891
Phone  +81 93-551-2407
Kokura Station
Location  Kokura Kita-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka Japan
Operated by  JR Kyushu JR West, Kitakyushu Monorail
Line(s)  Kagoshima Main Line Nippō Main Line Sanyō Shinkansen Kitakyushu Monorail Kokura Line
Address  1 Chome-1-1 Asano, Kokurakita Ward, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture 802-0001, Japan
Similar  Heiwadōri Station, Nishi‑Kokura Station, Hakata Station, Tanga Station, Kurosaki Station

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Kokura Station (小倉駅, Kokura-eki) in Kokura Kita ward is the main railway station in Kitakyushu, Japan. It is part of the JR Kyushu network and the Sanyo Shinkansen stops here. It is the second largest station in Kyushu with 120,000 users daily. Kokura station was recently expanded and remodelled.

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JR lines

  • Kagoshima Main Line
  • Sanyō Shinkansen
  • Nippō Main Line
  • Hitahikosan Line
  • JR limited express trains

  • Sanyō Shinkansen Nozomi, Hikari, and Kodama (Tokyo - Hakata)
  • Sanyō Shinkansen Mizuho, and Sakura (Shin-Ōsaka - (Kagoshima Chūō by Kyushu Shinkansen)
  • Sonic (Hakata - Yanagigaura/Ōita/Saiki)
  • Nichirin Seagaia (Hakata - Miyazaki Kūkō)
  • Kirameki (Mojikō/Kokura - Hakata)
  • Monorail

  • Kitakyushu Monorail
  • History

  • April 1, 1891: Opened by the private company Kyushu Tetsudo.
  • July 1, 1907: Brought under state control.
  • March 1, 1958: Reconstructed 700m eastwards of original location.
  • March 10, 1975: Sanyo Shinkansen services commenced.
  • April 1, 1987: Following privatisation of JNR it came under the control of JR Kyushu. The Shinkansen platforms are run by JR West.
  • April 1, 1998: Kitakyushu Monorail line is extended to Kokura Station as part of a major reconstruction of the station building.
  • References

    Kokura Station Wikipedia


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