Kita-Sasebo Station

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Kita-Sasebo Station
北佐世保駅
Kitasasebo station.jpg
Location Tawaramachi, Sasebo, Nagasaki
(佐世保市俵町)
Japan
Operated by Matsuura Railway
Line(s) Nishi-Kyūshū Line
History
Opened 1935
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 419 daily

Kita-Sasebo Station (北佐世保駅?, Kita-Sasebo-eki) is the railway station in Tawara-machi, Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.It is operated by Matsuura Railway and is on the Nishi-Kyūshū Line.

Lines[edit]

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Senpukuji   Nishi-Kyūshū Line(Rapid Service)   Sasebo-Chūō
Yamanota   Nishi-Kyūshū Line(Local)   Naka-Sasebo

Station layout[edit]

Kita-Sasebo Station has one ground level island platform serving two tracks.

Environs[edit]

  • National Route 204
  • Tawaramachi Shōtengai
  • Sakura-no-Seibo(The Holy Mother of the cherry tree) kindergarten (Ruins of Kami-Sasebo Station in Sasebo Railway)
  • Sasebo-Chuo High School
  • Seiwa Joshi Gakuin High School and Junior High School
  • Sasasbo-Kita High School and Junior High School
  • TSUTAYA

History[edit]

  • 9 November 1935 - Opens for business as station of the Sasebo Line.
  • 30 August 1943 - Sasebo Line Sasebo - Kita-Sasebo is incorporated into Matsuura Line and becomes the station of the Matsuura line.
  • 1 April 1987 - Railways privatize and this station is inherited by JR Kyushu.
  • 1 April 1988 - This station is inherited by Matsuura Railway .

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Coordinates: 33°11′14″N 129°43′13″E / 33.1871°N 129.7204°E / 33.1871; 129.7204