Sayamashi Station

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Sayamashi Station
狭山市駅
Sayamashi-Sta-W.JPG
Sayamashi Station, west side, May 2012
Location 1-1-1 Irumagawa, Sayama-shi, Saitama-ken
(埼玉県狭山市入間川1-1-1)
Japan
Operated by SeibuRailway mark.svg Seibu Railway
Line(s) SI Seibu Shinjuku Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Other information
Station code SS26
History
Opened 1895
Traffic
Passengers (FY2013) 41,463 daily

Sayamashi Station (狭山市駅 Sayamashi-eki?) is a railway station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line in Sayama, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.[1]

Lines[edit]

Sayamashi Station is served by the Seibu Shinjuku Line between Seibu Shinjuku Station in Tokyo and Hon-Kawagoe Station in Kawagoe, and is located 38.6 km from the Seibu Shinjuku terminus.[2] All services (Koedo, Commuter Express, Express, Semi Express, and Local) stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks,[1] with an elevated station building located above the platforms.

Platforms[edit]

1  Seibu Shinjuku Line for Hon-Kawagoe
2  Seibu Shinjuku Line for Tokorozawa and Seibu Shinjuku

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Seibu Shinjuku Line
Tokorozawa   Koedo limited express   Hon-Kawagoe
Shin-Tokorozawa   Commuter Express   Hon-Kawagoe
Iriso   Express   Shin-Sayama
Iriso   Semi Express   Shin-Sayama
Iriso   Local   Shin-Sayama

History[edit]

The station opened on 21 March 1895.[2] Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Sayamashi Station becoming "SS26".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the station was the 22nd busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 41,463 passengers daily.[4]

The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2009 43,516[5]
2010 41,717[5]
2011 40,847[6]
2012 41,281[4]
2013 41,463[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sayama City Office
  • Sayama Central Library
  • Sayama Technical High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 各駅のご案内: 狭山市駅 [Station Information: Sayamashi Station] (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 202. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  3. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c 駅別乗降人員 2013(平成25)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2013)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b 駅別乗降人員 2010(平成22)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2010)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  6. ^ 駅別乗降人員 2011(平成23)年度 1日平均 [Average daily station usage figures (fiscal 2011)] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°51′25″N 139°24′47″E / 35.8569°N 139.4131°E / 35.8569; 139.4131