Saitozaki Station

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Saitozaki Station
西戸崎駅
Saitozaki Station 20160411.JPG
Location Higashi, Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Japan
Operated by JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kashii Line
History
Opened 1905

Saitozaki Station (西戸崎駅, Saitozaki-eki) is a train station in Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu).

It is the northern terminus of the Kashii Line.

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station is above ground level with 2 platforms and 2 tracks.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
JR Kyūshū
Kashii Line
Terminus Local Umi-no-Nakamichi

History[edit]

  • January 1, 1904: Opened as station of the Hakatawan Railway (now Kashii Line).
  • September 19, 1942: Hakatawan Railway and Steamship and Chikuzen-Sangu Railway is merged in Nishi-Nippon Railroad (merger time, Kyushu electricity orbit) and unify the stations on both lines. But distance of both station not changed.
  • May 1, 1944: Both lines of this station under state control.
  • April 1, 1987: Following privatisation of JNR it came under the control of JR Kyushu.


Coordinates: 33°39′0.85″N 130°21′28.17″E / 33.6502361°N 130.3578250°E / 33.6502361; 130.3578250