Sasabaru Station

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Sasabaru Station

笹原駅
Sasabaru Station 20160831.jpg
Sasabaru Station in 2016
Location17, Ijiri 3-chōme, Minami, Fukuoka, Fukuoka
(福岡市南区井尻三丁目17)
Japan
Coordinates33°33′12″N 130°26′55″E / 33.5533°N 130.4486°E / 33.5533; 130.4486Coordinates: 33°33′12″N 130°26′55″E / 33.5533°N 130.4486°E / 33.5533; 130.4486
Operated byJR logo (kyushu).svg JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kagoshima Main Line,
Distance83.3 km from Mojikō
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2 tracks
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Other information
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened9 March 1987 (1987-03-09)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)4,967 daily
Rank39th (among JR Kyushu stations)
Location
Sasabaru Station is located in Japan
Sasabaru Station
Sasabaru Station
Location within Japan

Sasabaru Station (笹原駅, Sasabaru-eki) is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line, operated by JR Kyushu in Minami-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.[1]

Lines[edit]

The station is served by the Kagoshima Main Line and is located 83.3 km from the starting point of the line at Mojikō.[2]

Layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks.[2]

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Kagoshima Main Line
Takeshita Local Minami-Fukuoka

History[edit]

The station was opened by Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 3 March 1987 as a temporary stop on the existing Kagoshima Main Line track. Shortly thereafter, with the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, JR Kyushu took over control and upgraded it to a full station.[3][4]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 4,967 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), and it ranked 39th among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JR Kyushu Route Map" (PDF). JR Kyushu. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Kawashima, Ryōzō (2013). 図説: 日本の鉄道 四国・九州ライン 全線・全駅・全配線・第4巻 福岡エリア [Japan Railways Illustrated. Shikoku and Kyushu. All lines, all stations, all track layouts. Volume 4 Fukuoka Area] (in Japanese). Kodansha. p. 15, 66. ISBN 9784062951630.
  3. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). I. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 218. ISBN 4533029809.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 679. ISBN 4533029809.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "駅別乗車人員上位300駅(平成28年度)" [Passengers embarking by station - Top 300 stations (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF). JR Kyushu. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.


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