Seibu Sayama Line

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Seibu Sayama Line
Decorated 3000 series EMU at Seibu-Kyūjō-mae Station, July 2010
Native name西武狭山線
TypeCommuter rail
LocaleSaitama Prefecture
OwnerSeibu Railway
Line length4.2 km (2.6 mi)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed95 km/h (60 mph)

The Seibu Sayama Line (西武狭山線, Seibu Sayama-sen) is a commuter railway line in Saitama Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway. The 4.2 km line extends from Nishi-Tokorozawa Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line to Seibu-Kyūjō-mae Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama.[1]


All stations are located in Tokorozawa, Saitama.

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers
SI18 Nishi-Tokorozawa 西所沢 0.0 Seibu Ikebukuro Line
SI40 Shimo-Yamaguchi 下山口 1.8  
SI41 Seibu-Kyūjō-mae 西武球場前 4.2


The line and its two stations opened on 1 May 1929,[1] initially electrified at 1,200 V DC.[citation needed] This was raised to 1,500 V DC in 1952.[citation needed]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Seibu Sayama Line stations numbered prefixed with the letters "SI" (part of the Seibu Ikebukuro group of lines).[2]


This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia

  1. ^ 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. pp. 58–59. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2013.