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Seibu Sayama Line
Decorated 3000 series EMU at Seibukyūjō-mae Station, July 2010
Native name西武狭山線
OwnerSeibu Railway
LocaleSaitama Prefecture
TypeCommuter rail
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 Seibukyūjō-mae Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama.[1]

Stations and service pattern

All stations are located in Tokorozawa, Saitama. Abbreviations here are for the table below, not formally used.[2]

  Local (各停, Kakutei) Stops at all stations.

  Semi-Express (準急, Junkyū) (SE)

  Express (急行, Kyūkō) (Ex)

  Limited Express (特急, Tokkyū) (LE) :Ikebukuro to Seibu Chichibu, trains named Chichibu (ちちぶ), Musashi (むさし), with supplementary limited express charge.

No. Station Japanese Distance (km) SE Ra Ex LE Transfers
to Nishi-Tokorozawa to Ikebukuro
SI18 Nishi-Tokorozawa 西所沢 0.0 27.2 O O O |
Seibu Ikebukuro Line
SI40 Shimo-Yamaguchi 下山口 1.8 29.0 O O O |  
SI41 Seibukyūjō-mae 西武球場前 4.2 31.4 O O O O
Seibu Yamaguchi Line (Leo Liner)


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).[3]


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. ^ "電車・駅のご案内". Seibu (in Japanese). Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2013.