Hakata-Minami Station

View of Hakata Shinkansen Depot yard from platform of Hakata-Minami Station (March 2008)

Hakata-Minami Station (博多南駅 Hakataminami-eki) is a railway station located in Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan. The station is operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West).

Lines

The station is served by the Hakata-Minami Line from Hakata Station, and forms the only station on this 8.5 km line. Hakata-Minami Line services are classed as "Limited express", although many are actually extensions of Sanyō Shinkansen Kodama services.[1]

Layout

The station consists of one elevated side platform, located adjacent to Hakata Shinkansen Depot.[2]

History

The station opened on 1 April 1990.[2]

References

  1. ^ JR Timetable, August 2008 issue
  2. ^ a b Japan Railfan Magazine March 2000 issue (No. 467): "新幹線なのに在来線", p.67

External links

  • JR West station information (Japanese)