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From astonishing debut to retirement match Daisuke Matsuzaka's 23-year professional "commemorative ticket" released

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The fan appreciation event "LIONS THANKS FESTA 2021" will be held at MetLife Dome on December 12th at Seibukyujo-mae Station, and from the following 4th, it will be released at 5 major stations: Ikebukuro, Tokorozawa, Seibu Shinjuku, and Motokawakoshi. ..

"LIONS THANKS FESTA 2021" will be released in advance on December 12th Seibu Railway will be on sale on the 4th, this season ... → Continue reading


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Seibu Stadium Station

Seibu Stadium Station(Seibukyujo Maeki) isSaitamaTokorozawaKamiyamaguchiIt is in,Seibu Railway Ofstation..It is the origin of the station nameSeibu DomeNearest station[1].


Professional baseball-Saitama Seibu LionsSeibu Dome (Seibu Dome)Naming rightsLocated adjacent to the name "MetLife Dome"),Sayama LineAndYamaguchi LineOf "Leo Liner"End station.

The station name at the time of openingMurayama Park StationIt was (Murayama Koen-eki),Murayama Reservoir Station(Murayama Chosu Ichigiwa-eki),Murayama Station(Murayama-eki),Sayamako StationAfter being renamed three times (Sayama Koeki), prior to the opening of Seibu Lions Stadium (at that time)1979 (Showa54) The name was changed to the current station name in March.

The Seibu Lions Stadium has since changed its name multiple times due to the dome formation and the acquisition of naming rights.[Annotation 2], The name of this station has not changed as "Seibukyujo-mae".

This station is the station building and each lineHomeIs built on the horizonGround stationHowever, due to the topography of the location, the section in front of this station on the Sayama Line has an elevated structure with an uphill slope.[2].

Station numberingIs set individually for the Sayama Line and the Yamaguchi Line, and the Sayama Line isSI41, Yamaguchi LineSY03Becomes


Musashino RailwayThe Yamaguchi Line (later Seibu Sayama Line)Murayama ReservoirFocusing on (Lake Tama)Sayama Nature ParkFor the purpose of transporting tourists to[3],1929 (Showa 4) Nishi-Tokorozawa Station on May 5st- Murayama Park StationThe station is the last station on the Yamaguchi Line.Murayama Park StationIt opened on the same day.At the beginning of the opening, this station was located 4.8km from Nishi-Tokorozawa Station, near the embankment that separates the Murayamakami Reservoir and the Shimo Reservoir, and near the current Seibu No. XNUMX Stadium.[4].

Regarding the sightseeing transportation from the city center to Sayama Nature Park, which was one of the easy sightseeing spots at that time, the (former) Seibu Railway was on the Murayama Line (currently).Seibu Seibuen Line) "Murayama Reservoir Mae Station", Tamako Railway (after the merger with Musashino Railway, nowSeibu Tamako Line)But"Murayama Reservoir Station”Was opened at the same time, and at that time, the three routes that belonged to different operators fought fiercely to acquire passengers.[5].

This station1933 (Showa 8) In MarchMurayama Reservoir StationAfter being renamed[2],Sino-Japanese warWith the intensification of the battlefield that originated in1941 (Showa 16) As of April 4stMurayama StationWas renamed[2]..This was a name change implemented for defense reasons that concealed the existence of a military-important facility called a "reservoir."[6]As for the stations on each line mentioned above, the (former) Seibu Murayama Line "Murayama Reservoir Station" has been renamed to "Sayama Koen Station", and the Musashino Railway Tamako Line "Murayama Reservoir Station" has been renamed to "Sayama Koenmae Station". It was implemented[6].. furtherPacific WarWith the outbreak, the railway lines owned by each company that are less important for military transportation are for the supply of iron materials.Unnecessary emergency lineThe Yamaguchi Line was laid for the purpose of sightseeing transportation, although there are many examples of being designated as[3]Is no exception1944 (Showa 19) Suspended as an unnecessary non-express line in February[7], This station was also closed[2].

After the end of the war1951 (Showa 26) On October 10, the Yamaguchi Line (the first line of Seibu Railway) resumed operation after changing its name to "Sayama Line", and this station also resumed operations.[7]..When resuming business, move the station toward Nishitokorozawa 300 mmAfter relocation, a new station building with a profound appearance like a temple and shrine was built.[2], Station nameSayamako StationWas renamed.The Sayama Line, which was initially reopened, was completed as a non-electrified line.[8], Tama Line before electrification (currently:Tamagawa Line) Etc.Internal railcarIt was operated by (diesel car), but the next time1952 (Showa 27) In March, the overhead line voltage was 3 m again.VElectrified by specifications[8][Annotation 3],Electric trainThe service was resumed.Also,1959 In December 34, the indoor ski resort "Sayama Ski Resort" was opened near this station, but the widening and effective length of the platform was expected because the transportation volume was expected to increase due to the number of visitors to the facility. Extension was carried out[9].. further1963 (Showa 38) to the south of this stationbaseballThe ground "Seibuen Stadium" has been opened.

After resuming businessUnesco villageThis station was mainly responsible for transportation to nearby leisure facilities such as Sayama Ski Resort.1978 (53) With the start of construction to renovate the aforementioned "Seibuen Stadium" into a full-scale facility where professional baseball games can be held, in November of the same year, it was relocated to Nishitokorozawa for another 6 m. After widening the structure from the conventional 11-sided 300-line structure to a 2-sided 2-line structure with stadium spectator transportation in mind, it was relocated to the current location.[2]..The stadium thenFukuoka Baseball Co., Ltd.(Crown Writer Lions Team) was a group company of Seibu Railway National Land Plan (laterKokudo) Acquired and made its headquartersFukuokaFukuoka CityDue to the decision to relocate from, the Crown Writer Lions will be used as the baseball stadium for the Seibu Lions baseball stadium. This station, which became the closest station to the stadium named "Seibu Lions Stadium", is1979 (Showa 54) Completion of the stadium on March 3[10]On March 3, the same year prior toSeibu Stadium StationWas renamed[2]. Also,1985 (Showa 60) In April, with the aim of improving access to the Seibu Lions Stadium from the Tamako Line area.Yamaguchi Line (2nd generation) OfNew transportation systemConversion to and route change are implemented[7], This station is the new terminal station of the Yamaguchi Line (2nd generation).

2009 (HeiseiFrom April 21, 4, the departure melody of Platforms 7-1 was changed to Saitama Seibu Lions' team cheering song "Barking Lions".This coincided with the opening day of the official game at Seibu Dome, the home of the same year, and "Lions jack the station!" It was held as part of an event labeled "".[11].

Chronological Table

  • 1929 (Showa4 years)May 5: Musashino Railway Yamaguchi LineMurayama Park StationOpened as.
  • 1933 (8)May 3 : Murayama Reservoir StationIs renamed.
  • 1941 (16)May 4: With the intensification of the battlefieldMurayama StationIs renamed.
  • 1944 (19)May 2: Yamaguchi LineUnnecessary emergency lineDesignated as, closed for business.
  • 1945 (20)May 9: Musashino Railway merged with (former) Seibu Railway, and (current) Seibu Railway was established.[Annotation 4]..It will be the station of the Seibu Railway Yamaguchi Line (first generation).
  • 1951 (26)May 10: Business resumed.After relocating 300 m to Nishitokorozawa,Sayamako StationRenamed as.On the same date, the line name was changed to "Sayama Line".
  • 1959 (34)May 12: The platform has been extended and widened in line with the opening of the Sayama Ski Resort.
  • 1978 (53)May 11: Moved another 300 m to Nishitokorozawa in preparation for the opening of Seibu Lions Stadium, and moved to the current location.
  • 1979 (54)May 3: With the opening of Seibu Lions StadiumSeibu Stadium StationIs renamed.
  • 1985 (60)May 4: Yamaguchi Line (2nd generation)New transportation systemDue to the conversion and route change, the 7th and 8th platforms for the Yamaguchi Line started operation.
  • 1993 (Heisei5 years)May 6: Introduced automatic ticket gates.
  • 2002 (14)May 3: The manned passage at the ticket gate was renovated into a counter type, and a shop was newly established.Relocated automatic ticket gates and ticket vending machines.
  • 2006 (18)May 9: Limited Express "Stadium Express(Currently: Dome) ”with the operationLimited express ticketStarted selling at the counter.
  • 2009 (21)May 4: Changed the departure melody of line 1-6 to "Barking Lions".
  • 2021 (Reiwa3 years) October 10-7: "WORKING TRAIN" where you can work on the train stopped at the station before watching baseball[14].

Station structure

Many passengers use this station when the official game hosted by Saitama Seibu Lions is held at Seibu Dome and when various events are held.Due to the need to transport a large number of passengers quickly and smoothlyTicket gateThe space is large, and in addition to the ticket gates that are normally in service, there will be a temporary ticket gate.Also, permanentAutomatic ticket vending machineIn addition to when there are many customersticketThere is also a temporary window to sell.Of the Sayama Line installed in front of the ticket gateDeparture markIs a multi-stage display type.

The home of the Sayama LineHead-end structureAt the beginning of the platform, there is a station building,Public toiletAnd the ticket gate is installed[15]..It has 3 platforms and 6 departure and arrival lines to accommodate the extra train operation that is increased during special transportation, but 3-6 platforms are treated as temporary platforms, and when operating by normal timetable, the southern end of the station yard. Use only the 1st platform on one side of the 2st and 1nd lines[15][16]..The temporary platform is used not only for temporary train operation, but also for train detention for various events hosted by Seibu Railway.In addition, 1-6th homeDeparture melodySaitama Seibu Lions teamCheer song"Barking Lions" is used[11].

The Yamaguchi Line platform is adjacent to the Sayama Line platform south,Island typeIt has two lines on one side.Located higher than the Sayama Line platform due to the terrain, from the ticket gate / Sayama Line platformslopeIt is a form that leads to the Yamaguchi Line platform via a shaped passage.[15]..There is also a temporary ticket gate that allows you to go directly from the Yamaguchi Line platform toward Seibu Dome.[17], Has not been used in recent years.The platform is equipped with a fall prevention fence.There is a garage on the Yamaguchi Line on the east side of this station.Yamaguchi DepotThere is, and the entry / exit line branches immediately after leaving the station.

Toilet renovation work was carried out in 2012[18], Completed by the end of the year.

Bus stop

1 · 2SI Sayama LineNishitokorozawa-Tokorozawa-Ikebukuro-Shinkiba-Yokohamaaspect
3 - 6Temporary home
7 · 8SY Yamaguchi Line (Leoliner)Seibuen Yuenchi-Lake Tamaaspect

Wiring diagram

Seibukyujo-mae Station yard wiring schematic

Sayama Line
Seibukyujo-mae Station yard wiring schematic
Yamaguchi Line
Lake Tama
Usage Guide

Usage situation

2020 (Reiwa 2 years) Daily averageGetting on and offpersonnel The4,419And 92th out of all 77 stations of Seibu Railway[21].

Since this station is the closest station to Seibu Dome, the dates of official professional baseball games hosted by Saitama Seibu Lions and the dates of events such as concerts are extremely crowded.On the other hand, it is quiet during the off-season of professional baseball and when there are no events.For this reason, the average number of passengers getting on and off each day is greatly affected by the presence or absence of games and events at the facility.

Recent daily averageGetting on and offPersonnel andBoardingpersonnelThe transition of is as follows.

Daily average boarding/alighting personnel by year[22]
年度Daily average
Boarding and alighting personnel[23]
Daily average
Boarding personnel[24]
1990 (Heisei02 years)11,2865,671
1991 (Heisei03 years)11,4355,718
1992 (Heisei04 years)10,6615,286
1993 (Heisei05 years)11,0275,490
1994 (Heisei06 years)10,9435,498
1995 (Heisei07 years)9,9454,921
1996 (Heisei08 years)8,9474,589
1997 (Heisei09 years)8,3324,359
2019 (first year of Reiwa)13,8306,872[*21]
2020 (Reiwa02 years)4,419

Around the station

In addition to Seibu Dome, Saitama Seibu Lions baseball team office, mainly used by second army playersSeibu Second Stadium, Indoor practice area, player dormitory "Wakashishi dormitory (Seibu Lions training camp)" and many other facilities related to the team[26]..In front of Seibu Dome, there is a "Lions Store Flags" that displays the winning pennant trophy and past uniforms.[27]..Also, once on the east side of this stationSeibu third stadiumAlso existed2003 It was closed in 15, and the equipment was diverted to the parking lot of Seibu Dome.

In addition, adjacent to Seibu DomeArtificial snowIndoor ski resort bySayama ski areaIs located near the station[28].

Saitama Prefectural Road 55 Tokorozawa Musashimura Yamatachikawa LineOn the north side of the station acrossSayama Fudoson-KinjoinIn addition to (Yamaguchi Kannon), the Seibu-affiliated botanical garden "Tokorozawa Lily Garden"Exists.The place was once "Unesco villageIt was opened and developed as ", but the UNESCO village2006 The park was closed (closed) at the end of September (18), and currently only the lily garden is open for a limited time from late May to mid-July every year.[29].

The name of the station at the time of opening was derived from the south side of this station.Murayama Reservoir(Lake Tama) was the origin of the station name before it was renamed to the current station name on the west side.Yamaguchi Reservoir(Sayama Lake) exists respectively.Also around theseWater source conservation forestIn addition,National trust movementThere are many forests preserved by the station, and the "Totoro Forest"No. 1" is a typical example.

Tamako Station,Seibuen Yuenchi StationThis station is also located near the prefectural border, just south of Seibu Dome.TokyoHigashiyamasa.

Bus route

Other,Omiya StationFor professional baseball spectators departing from and arriving at the west exitMembership busWill be operated for a limited time[31].

Next station

Seibu Railway
SI Sayama Line
  • Temporary limited express "Dome" first and last stations
ExpressRapid·Semi-expressLocal trains (express and rapid trains only drive when baseball is held)
Shimoyamaguchi Station (SI40)- Seibukyujo-mae Station (SI41)
SY Yamaguchi Line (Leoliner)
Seibuen Yuenchi Station (SY02)-(Higashi Nakamine signal field)- Seibukyujo-mae Station (SY03)


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注 釈

  1. ^ Initially as "Sayamako Station".1979 (54) It will be the current station name in March.The station name has changed several times during that time, and will be explained in detail in the text.
  2. ^ Seibu Lions Stadium → Seibu Dome →InvoiceSEIBU Dome →GoodwillDome → Seibu Dome → Seibuプ リ ン スDome →Met Lifedome
  3. ^ All lines of the former Musashino Railway except the section acquired by Tamako Railway are electrified with overhead line voltage 1,200 V specification, and all lines are boosted by 1950 V on July 25, 7 (1) after the establishment of (current) Seibu Railway. It is estimated that the "Musashino Railway Yamaguchi Line" had an overhead line voltage of 1,500 V before the suspension of operation.
  4. ^ The initial company name was "Seibu Agricultural Railway".1946 (Showa 21) Renamed to the current company name on November 11.


  1. ^ Access to MetLife Dome(Retrieved September 2021, 10)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Komatsuoka: Searching for the "abolition" of Seibu Railway"Railway pictorial2002 June pp.4-151
  3. ^ a b "Ayumi of Seibu Railway-Expansion of its route network and regional development" "Railway Pictorial" May 1992 issue p.5
  4. ^ "Transition of Seibu Railway Tracks and Stations" "Railway Pictorial" May 1992 issue pp.5 --138
  5. ^ "Ayumi of Seibu Railway-Expansion of its route network and regional development" "Railway Pictorial" May 1992 issue p.5
  6. ^ a b Komatsuoka: Searching for the "abolition" of Seibu Railway"Railway Pictorial" April 2002 issue p.4
  7. ^ a b c "Ayumi of Seibu Railway --Expansion of its route network and regional development" "Railway Pictorial" May 1992 issue pp.5 --112
  8. ^ a b "Private Railway Vehicle Tour (39) Seibu Railway 1" (1960) p.42
  9. ^ "Transition of Seibu Railway Railroad Tracks and Stations" "Railway Pictorial" May 1992 issue p.5
  10. ^ History of Seibu Dome --Seibu Dome Official 2012-03-04 View * Currently remains in the Internet Archive
  11. ^ a b Lions “Jack the Station!”Saitama Seibu Lions Official Website (April 2009, 4) Retrieved October 5, 2021
  12. ^ Keisuke Imao (supervisor) "Japan Railroad Travel Map Book No. 4 Kanto 2" Shinchosha, August 2008, pp. 8-52.ISBN 978-4107900227 .
  13. ^ “Seibu Yuenchi Station, at“ Tamako Station ”for the first time in 40 years, with the Seibuen Central Exit closed near the station” (Japanese). Mainichi Newspapers(November 2020, 3). オ リ ジ ナ ルArchived as of October 2020, 3.. https://web.archive.org/web/20200314182252/https://mainichi.jp/articles/20200305/k00/00m/040/209000c 2021/11/14Browse. 
  14. ^ "The entire commuter train is converted into a telework space. A table is installed in front of the seat at Seibukyujo-mae Station."ITmedia(April 2021, 10) Viewed June 7, 2021
  15. ^ a b c Seibukyujo-mae Station Station yard map Seibu Railway Official Website (October 2021, 10 9 views)
  16. ^ Similar station structureKintetsuShima Line OfKashikojima StationIt is also seen in.
  17. ^ "Seibu Yamaguchi Line New Transportation System" "Railway pictorial』Volume 35 No. 7 (Volume No. 450),Electric Vehicle Study Group, June 1985, 7, pp. 1-84, ISSN 0040-4047 .
  18. ^ NEWS RELASE No. 12-014: 2012 Railway Business Capital Investment Plan 190 billion yen for safety measures, service improvement, environmental measures, transportation capacity enhancement, etc. Seibu Railway (May 2012, 5)Internet archiveViewed the remaining materials in the site on October 2021, 10
  19. ^ Electric Vehicle Study Group,Railway pictorial』Volume No. 884 December 2013 Special issue" Special feature-Seibu Railway ", insert at the end of the book" Seibu Railway track sketch "
  20. ^ Ryozo Kawashima, "Chubu Line All Lines, All Stations, All Wiring Volume 11 Southern Saitama / Northern Tokyo Tama" Kodansha, February 2011, p. 2.ISBN 978-4062700719 .
  21. ^ Number of people getting on and off by station (FY2020 average) (PDF) -Seibu Railway
  22. ^ Tokorozawa City Statistics --Tokorozawa City
  23. ^ レポート -Kanto Transportation Advertising Council
  24. ^ Saitama statistical yearbook - Saitama
  25. ^ a b c d e ""Changes in the number of passengers getting on and off by station (daily average)" No.1 2002-2006 ・ Ikebukuro Line ・ Seibu Chichibu Line ・ Seibu Yurakucho Line ・ Toshima Line ・ Sayama Line ・ Yamaguchi Line (PDF)”(Japanese). Seibu Railway. As of March 2012, 11オ リ ジ ナ ル[Broken link]More archives.2021/7/30Browse.
  26. ^ Developing Seibu Lions Players' Land of Rock "Wakashishi Dormitory" 2005/01/15 --Viewed Tama New Town Times 2012-03-04
  27. ^ Lions store information --Saitama Seibu Lions Official 2012-03-02 View
  28. ^ Information on paid parking lots (PDF) --Sayama Ski Resort Official 2012-03-04 View
  29. ^ Lily garden --View Seibu Railway Official Web 2012-03-04
  30. ^ 2014.09.05 In front of Seibu Stadium → Notice of start of service for Kamikitadai Station / Tachikawa Station North Exit
  31. ^ 2011/08/04 Saitama Seibu Lions Support Bus Tour in Tokorozawa & Omiya --Saitama Seibu Lions Official 2012-03-04 View
Saitama statistical yearbook


"Railway pictorial"Railroad book publication society

  • Shigeo Masui "Private Railway Vehicle Tour (39) Seibu Railway 1" June 1960 (Volume 6) pp.107 --41
  • Koichi Nakagawa"History of Development of Private Railway High-speed Trains 17" May 1968 (Vol. 5) pp.209 --35
  • Koichi Nakagawa "History of Development of Private Railway High-speed Trains 21" March 1969 (Volume 3) pp.221 --39
  • Koichi Nakagawa "Genealogy of Seibu Railway" November 1969 (Volume 11) pp.230 --19
  • Eiichi Aoki"Ayumi of Seibu Railway --Expansion of its route network and regional development" May 1992 (Vol. 5) pp.560 --97
  • Shigeo Masui "Transition of Seibu Railway Tracks and Stations" May 1992 (Volume 5) pp.560 --136
  • Komatsuoka: Searching for the "abolition" of Seibu Railway April 2002 (Vol. 4) pp.716 --147

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