Sayamagaoka Station (狭山ヶ丘駅) is a passenger railway station located in the city of Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway.

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Lines

Sayamagaoka Station is served by the Seibu Ikebukuro Line from in Tokyo, with some services inter-running via the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line to and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line to and onward via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minato Mirai Line to . Located between and , it is 31. +more6 km from the Ikebukuro terminus.

Station layout

The station consists of a ground-level island platform serving two tracks. Stabling tracks lie on the down side of the station, which were formerly used by freight trains.

Platforms

File:Sayamagaoka Station west entrance jan22 2016.jpg|The west entrance in January 2016 File:Sayamagaoka Station ticket gates jan22 2016.jpg|The ticket barriers in January 2016

History

The station opened on 15 April 1915, initially named Moto-Sayama Station (元狭山駅). This was renamed Mikajimamura Station (三ヶ島村駅) in August of the same year. +more The station was renamed Sayamagaoka from 1 March 1933.

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Sayamagaoka Station becoming "SI20".

Through-running to and from and via the Tokyu Toyoko Line and Minatomirai Line commenced on 16 March 2013.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the station was the 20th busiest on the Seibu network with an average of 25,107 passengers daily. The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal yearDaily average
200031,703
200928,092
201026,835
201125,997
201226,023
201326,238
201425,665
201525,831

Surrounding area