|Location||Hakata, Fukuoka, Fukuoka|
|Operated by||JR Kyushu|
|Line(s)||■ Kagoshima Main Line|
|Distance||84.9 km from Mojikō|
|Platforms||1 side + 2 island platforms|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Opened||11 December 1889|
|Previous names||Zasshonokuma (until 1966)|
|Rank||14th (among JR Kyushu stations)|
The station consists of one side and two island platforms serving five tracks.
|1||■ Kagoshima Main Line||for Futsukaichi, Kurume and Ōmuta|
|2||■ Kagoshima Main Line||for Futsukaichi, Kurume and Ōmuta|
|3||■ Kagoshima Main Line||for Hakata, Akama and Kokura|
|4||■ Kagoshima Main Line||for Hakata, Akama and Kokura|
|5||■ Kagoshima Main Line||for Hakata, Akama and Kokura|
|Kagoshima Main Line|
- 11 December 1889: The station was opened as Zasshonokuma Station (雑餉隈駅) by the privately run Kyushu Railway during the first phase of its network construction when a track was laid between Hakata and Tosu.
- 1 July 1907: Kyushu Railways is nationalized. Japanese Government Railways (JGR) took over the control of the station.
- 12 October 1909: The station became part of the Hitoyoshi Main Line.
- 21 November 1909: The station became part of the Kagoshima Main Line.
- 15 October 1919: Double-track line between Hakata and Futsukaichi laid down.
- 14 October 1960: Minami-Fukuoka train yard opened.
- 1 June 1961: Line is electrified between Kurume and Mojikō, including this station.
- 1 November 1966: Station renamed Minami-Fukuoka Station. This was due to users complaining that a nearby station on the Tenjin Ōmuta Line bore the same name.
- 1 April 1987: Privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR), the successor to JGR Line. Control of the station passed to JR Kyushu.
- 1994: Station burned down in arson attack.
- July 1999: Station rebuilt with automatic ticket gates.
- 2006: Elevators added to platforms.
In fiscal 2016, the station was used by 9,819 passengers daily, and it ranked 14th among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.
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- Minami-Fukuoka Station (JR Kyushu)(in Japanese)