Bingo-Saijō Station

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Bingo-Saijō
備後西城駅
West Japan Railway Company
Bingo saijyou sta.jpg
Bingo-Saijō Station in 2007
Location Ōsa, Saijō-chō, Shōbara, Hiroshima Prefecture
 Japan
Coordinates 34°56′25″N 133°07′11″E / 34.94028°N 133.11972°E / 34.94028; 133.11972Coordinates: 34°56′25″N 133°07′11″E / 34.94028°N 133.11972°E / 34.94028; 133.11972
Operated by JR West
Line(s) Geibi
History
Opened 15 March 1934 (1934-03-15)
Services
Preceding station   JR West   Following station
Geibi Line
toward Hiroshima

Bingo-Saijō Station (備後西城駅, Bingo-Saijō-eki) is a JR West Geibi station located in Ōsa, Saijō-chō, Shōbara, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. While it was formerly an express train stop, there are currently no express trains operating east of Miyoshi Station.

History[edit]

Station building and platform[edit]

Bingo-Saijō Station features one side platform and one island platform.

  • Platform 1: Geibi Line (toward Miyoshi Station)
  • Platform 2: Geibi Line (toward Bingo Ochiai Station)

Environs[edit]

Directly in front of the station are a small grocery and general goods store, a beauty salon, and a flower shop. The "Will Saijō" shopping center is located about 0.4km from Bingo Saijō Station, right next to the Shōbara City Saijō Branch Office, the historical library and science hall, and the Suimu City Pool. The Saijō Municipal Hospital is about 0.5km from the station. Saijō Junior High School is about 1km from station, and offers a view of the center of town.

Highway access[edit]

  • Japan National Route 183
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 233 (Bingo Saijō Teishajō Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 26 (Shin'ichi Nanamagari Saijō Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 57 (Tōjō-Saijō Route)
  • Hiroshima Prefectural Route 58 (Saijō-Hiwa Route)

Connecting lines[edit]

All lines are JR West lines.

Geibi Line
Hibayama StationBingo Saijō StationHirako Station

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