Sasebo Line

Sasebo Line

The Sasebo Line (佐世保線 Sasebo-sen?) is a railway line in Kyushu, Japan, operated by the Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It runs from Hizen-Yamaguchi Station in Kōhoku, Saga Prefecture to Sasebo Station in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. It is part of the route connecting Sasebo with Saga and Fukuoka. Most of the line runs parallel to National Routes 35 and 34.

Route data

  • Operators and distances
    • JR Kyushu
      • From Hizen-Yamaguchi to Sasebo: 48.8 km (30.3 mi)
    • JR Freight
      • From Hizen-Yamaguchi to Arita: 28.2 km (17.5 mi)
  • Track gauge:
  • Stations: 14
  • Double-track: None (entire line is single-track)
  • Electrified track: Whole line
  • Maximum speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)

Rolling stock

Stations

●: Station stop
Station Japanese Distance from Hizen-Yamaguchi Limited express
Seaside Liner
Transfers Location
Hizen-Yamaguchi 肥前山口 0.0   Nagasaki Main Line Saga Prefecture Kōhoku
Ōmachi 大町 5.1     Ōmachi
Kitagata 北方 7.4     Takeo
Takahashi 高橋 11.4    
Takeo Onsen 武雄温泉 13.7    
Nagao 永尾 18.3    
Mimasaka 三間坂 21.5    
Kami-Arita 上有田 25.7     Arita
Arita 有田 28.2   Nishi-Kyūshū Line
Mikawachi 三河内 35.7 Continuing to/from the Ōmura Line   Nagasaki Prefecture Sasebo
Haiki 早岐 39.9 Ōmura Line
Daitō 大塔 42.6  
Hiu 日宇 45.5  
Sasebo 佐世保 48.8 Nishi-Kyūshū Line

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