Balloon Saga Station
The station entrance in November 2009
|Location||Ogino, Kasemachi, Saga-shi, Saga-ken 840-0864
|Operated by||JR Kyushu|
|Line(s)||■ Nagasaki Main Line|
|Distance||29.8 km from Tosu|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||18 November 1989|
Balloon Saga Station (バルーンさが駅? Barūn-Saga-eki) is a railway station on the Nagasaki Main Line in Saga, Saga Prefecture, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It is a seasonal station and is only operational during the Saga International Balloon Fiesta (held around the end of October/beginning of November).
The station consists of two outward-facing side platforms serving two tracks. The two platforms are linked by walkways.
|Nagasaki Main Line|
The station lies east of the Kase River and mainly surrounded by fields, with few homes or businesses in the area. The Saga International Balloon Fiesta brings many tourists to the area. National Route 34 (Saga Bypass) lies 1 km to the north.
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