Line 8 (Guangzhou Metro)
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Line 8 Guangzhou Metro
Line 8
 8 
Baogang Dadao Station Platforms 202011.jpg
Platform of Baogang Dadao(November 2020)
Overview
Other name(s)M2e ("?" shape plan name)
M2e / M3e (5 lines plan name)
M4 / M5 (7 lines plan name)
M8 (2000 plan name)
Pazhou line
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StatusOperational
OwnerCity of Guangzhou
LocaleHaizhu, Liwan and Baiyun Districts
Guangzhou, Guangdong
TerminiJiaoxin
Wanshengwei
Stations26
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemGuangzhou Metro
Services1
Operator(s)Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Rolling stock CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Metro cars[1]
Daily ridership645,700 (2017 daily average)[2]
History
Opened25 September 2010; 10 years ago (2010-09-25)
Technical
Line length33.9 km (21.1 mi)[3]
Number of tracks2
CharacterUnderground
Track gauge
ElectrificationOverhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Line 8
Simplified Chinese?8
Traditional Chinese?8
Cantonese YaleGwóngj?u Deihtit Baat Houh Sin

Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro is a north-west L-shaped line on the system that runs from Jiaoxin to Wanshengwei, spanning a total of 33.9 km (21.1 mi)[3] with 26 stations. It interchanges with Line 1 at Chen Clan Academy, Line 2 at Changgang, Line 3 at Kecun, Line 4 at Wanshengwei and Line 6 at Cultural Park. All stations on Line 8 are underground.[4] Line 8's color is teal.

Line 8 used to run as part of Line 2 until the extension to both lines opened for trial operation on 25 September 2010, and Changgang to Fenghuang Xincun started operation on 3 November 2010.[5][6] With the northern extension of Line 8, daily ridership is projected to immediately reach 960,000 passengers per day, growing to 1.33 million per day in the short term and topping 1.65 million per day in the long-term.[7]

History

Line 8 drawn to scale.
The former alignment of Line 2 before the creation of Line 8 drawn to scale.
  • 2004 - The Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 8 Cultural Park to Xiaogang extension was announced. Creating Line 8 by splitting off the southeastern portion (Xiaogang to Wanshengwei) from Line 2.
  • June 2007 - Line 2 and 8 realignment; and Line 8 phase 1 (Cultural Park to Xiaogang extension) was approved by the NDRC.
  • 1 August 2007 - Construction of Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 8 phase 1 extension officially commenced.
  • 10 March 2010 - Line 8 phase 2 (northern extension) was announced by extend Line 8 from Liwan to Baiyun.
  • 21 September 2010 - Line 2's services of train bound between Sanyuanli to Wanshengwei ends.
  • 25 September 2010 - Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 8 phase 1 extension first section was completed and enter operation.
  • 3 November 2010 - Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 8 phase 1 extension second section enter operation.
  • 9 July 2014 - Line 8 phase 3 (further north extension) was announced by further extend Line 8 from Baiyun to Huadu.
  • 28 December 2019 - The section from Cultural Park to Fenghuang Xincun was opened.[3]
  • 26 November 2020 - The section from Cultural Park to Jiaoxin was opened.[8]
Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Xiaogang -- Wanshengwei 25 September 2010 10.8 km (6.71 mi) 9 Line 2 & 8 realignment project
Changgang -- Xiaogang 25 September 2010 0.6 km (0.37 mi) 1
Fenghuang Xincun -- Changgang 3 November 2010 4.4 km (2.73 mi) 3
Cultural Park -- Fenghuang Xincun 28 December 2019[3] 1.8 km (1.12 mi)[3] 2
Jiaoxin -- Cultural Park 26 November 2020 16.1 km (10.00 mi) 11 Northern extension

Stations

Station
no.
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
8 01 Jiaoxin Baiyun
8 02 Tinggang
8 03 Shijing
8 04 Xiaoping
8 05 Shitan
8 06 Julong
8 07 Shangbu
8 08 Tongde
8 09 Ezhangtan
8 10 Xicun  5  Liwan
8 11 Caihongqiao  11 
8 12 Chen Clan Academy  1 
8 13 Hualinsi Buddhist Temple
8 14 Cultural Park ?  6 
8 15 Tongfuxi Haizhu
8 16 Fenghuang Xincun ? 0.00 0.00
8 17 Shayuan  Guangfo  0.90 0.90
8 18 Baogang Dadao ? 1.20 2.10
8 19 Changgang  2  0.94 3.04
8 20 Xiaogang 0.61 3.65
8 21 Sun Yat-sen University 1.00 4.65
8 22 Lujiang 1.89 6.54
8 23 Kecun  3  1.26 7.80
8 24 Chigang 1.46 9.26
8 25 Modiesha 0.70 9.96
8 26 Xingangdong 1.61 11.57
8 27 Pazhou 1.05 12.62
8 28 Wanshengwei  4  Guangzhou Trams  THZ1  1.95 14.57

Further North Extension

Approved and under preparation for construction with an implementation period of 2019 to 2023. This extension will bring Line further North beyond Jiaoxin Station.[9] The extension will have provisions to be divided into two lines at Jiangfu Station. With the northern section of Line 8 between Jiangfu Station and Guangzhou North Railway Station will be spun off to form the new Line 24.[10][11] Line 24 will continue south to central Guangzhou.[12]

Station name Connections Location
English Chinese
Jiangfu  24  Baiyun
Jiangcun
Jianggao
Fengxiang Lu

References

  1. ^ https://rail.kychung.com/en/2d-en/guangzhou-metro-line-8-stock/
  2. ^ http://www.gzmtr.com/ygwm/gsgk/qynb/201806/P020180627541408016222.pdf
  3. ^ a b c d e "?". 2019-12-27.
  4. ^ "Guangzhou Metro". Railway-Technology.com. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ 404 Not Found Archived 2010-09-21 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ ?. Gzmtr.com. 16 September 2010. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ "--?--". gd.people.com.cn. Retrieved .
  8. ^ " ""-". www.gd.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "7? ?!". cj.sina.com.cn. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "8 8__". gz.house.qq.com (in Chinese). Retrieved .
  11. ^ "". www.gzggzy.cn. Retrieved .
  12. ^ . "?"":24,10_?". news.dayoo.com (in Chinese). Retrieved .

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