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Line 1, Guangzhou Metro
Line 1
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Guangzhou Metro Line 1 train.jpg
Line 1 train near Xilang
Overview
Other name(s)M1 ("?" shape plan name)
Zhongshanlu line
(?)
StatusOperational
OwnerCity of Guangzhou
LocaleTianhe, Yuexiu, and Liwan districts
Guangzhou, Guangdong
TerminiGuangzhou East Railway Station
Xilang
Stations16
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemGuangzhou Metro
Services1
Operator(s)Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Rolling stock21 cars Siemens Modular Metro-AEG/Adtranz (original order)
48 Bombardier Movia with CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles[1]
Daily ridership1.04 million (2017 daily average)[2]
2 million (2015 Peak)[3]
History
Opened28 June 1997; 23 years ago (1997-06-28)
Technical
Line length18.5 km (11.50 mi)
Number of tracks2
CharacterUnderground and At-grade
Track gauge
ElectrificationOverhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Line 1
Simplified Chinese?1
Traditional Chinese?1
Cantonese YaleGwóngj?u Deihtit Y?t Houh Sin

Line 1 of the Guangzhou Metro runs from Xilang to Guangzhou East Railway Station (18.5 km). Apart from Kengkou and Xilang, all stations in Line 1 are underground.[4] The first section, from Xilang to Huangsha, opened on 28 June 1997, making Guangzhou the fourth city in mainland China to have a metro system. The full line started operation two years later on 28 June 1999. Line 1 is coloured yellow.

History

Line 1 drawn to scale.
  • 1984 - The municipal government set up the Preparation Office of Guangzhou Metro.
  • 14 March 1988 - Chinese and French co-planning team publish four tentative designs of Line 1 and Line 2.
  • 28 December 1993 - Construction of Line 1 officially commenced.
  • 28 June 1997 - Line 1 opened for trial operation.
  • 28 December 1998 - The entire Line 1 was completed.
  • 16 February and 2 March 1999 - The entire line enter sightseeing tour trial operation.
  • 28 June 1999 - The entire line officially enter operation.
Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Xilang -- Huangsha 28 June 1997 5.4 km (3.36 mi) 5 (initial section)
Huangsha -- Guangzhou East 16 February 1999 13.1 km (8.14 mi) 11 (final section)

Stations

Station
No
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
1 01 Xilang  Guangfo  0.00 0.00 Liwan
1 02 Kengkou 1.64 1.64
1 03 Huadiwan 1.03 2.67
1 04 Fangcun  11  1.35 4.02
1 05 Huangsha  6  1.45 5.47
1 06 Changshou Lu 0.77 6.24
1 07 Chen Clan Academy  8  1.16 7.4
1 08 Ximenkou 1.01 8.41 Yuexiu
1 09 Gongyuanqian  2  1.02 9.43
1 10 Peasant Movement Institute 1.17 10.6
1 11 Martyrs' Park ?  12  1.08 11.68
1 12 Dongshankou  6  1.07 12.75
1 13 Yangji  5  1.41 14.16
1 14 Tiyu Xilu ?  3  Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit GBRT 1.36 15.52 Tianhe
1 15 Tianhe Sports Center ? 1.04 16.56
1 16 Guangzhou East Railway Station ?  3   11   18   GS  Guangzhou East railway station GGQ 1.96 18.52

References

  1. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/guangzhou/
  2. ^ http://www.gzmtr.com/ygwm/gsgk/qynb/201806/P020180627541408016222.pdf
  3. ^ 879!2015? [8.79 million people! Guangzhou Metro achieved daily ridership record on the last day of 2015] (in Chinese). Nanfang News. 4 January 2016. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Guangzhou Metro Line 1 Archived 2010-03-02 at the Wayback Machine

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