Line 8, Guangzhou Metro

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Line 8
8号线
GZM Line 8 icon.svg
Baogang Dadao Station Site.JPG
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Guangzhou Metro
Status Operational
Locale Guangzhou, China
Termini Fenghuang Xincun
Wanshengwei
Stations 13
Services 1
Operation
Opening 25 September 2010
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Character Underground
Technical
Line length 14.8 km (9.20 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Overhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Route map
North extension (planned)
Reserved extension
Baiyun Lake
Baiyun Lake Depot
Tinggang
Shijing
Shijing River
Xiaoping
Pingsha
Julong12
Shangbu
Tongdewei
Ezhangtan
Zengbu River
Jiaokou – Wenchong
Xicun5
Caihongqiao11 13
HuanggangXiangjingling
Xilang – GZ East Railway Station
Chen Clan Academy1
Hualin Temple
Cultural Park6
Xunfenggang – Changban
Pearl River
Tongfuxi19
Haizhu Stream
Fenghuang Xincun
Kuiqi Lu
ShayuanGF
Lijiao
Baogang Avenue
GZ South Railway Station – Jiahewanggang
Changgang2
Connection with Line 2
Xiaogang
Sun Yat-sen University
Lujiang
Panyu Square – Tianhe Coach Terminal
Kecun3
Connection with Line 3
Chigang
Chisha Depot
Chigang Stream
Modiesha
Xingang East
Pazhou
Jinzhou – Huangcun
Wanshengwei4
East extension (planned)
Fengpu Park
Xinzhou
Changzhou7
GZ South Railway StationDashadong
GZ Int'l Commodity Exhibition & Trade Ctr
Hualong
GAC Complex

Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro (Chinese: 广州地铁8号线; pinyin: Guǎngzhōu Dìtiě Bā Hào Xiàn) or Pazhou Line (Chinese: 琶洲线; pinyin: Pázhōu Xiàn) is an east-west line on the system that runs from Fenghuang Xincun to Wanshengwei, spanning a total of 14.8 km with 13 stations. It interchanges with Line 2 at Changgang, Line 3 at Kecun and Line 4 at Wanshengwei. All stations on Line 8 are underground.[1] Line 8's color is teal.

Line 8 used to run as part of Line 2 until the extension to both lines open for trial operation on September 25, 2010.[2][3]

The part that was left unopened from Baogang Dadao to Fenghuang Xincun started operation on November 3, 2010.

Stations[edit]

Station Name
English
Station Name
Hanzi
Platform Types
Transfer
Location
Baiyun Lake 白云湖 Approved Baiyun
Tinggang 亭岗
Shijing 石井
Pingshacun 平沙村
Julong 聚龙
Hengjiao 橫滘
Tongdewei 同德围
Ezhangtan 鹅掌坦
Xicun 西村 Liwan
Caihongqiao 彩虹桥
Chen Clan Academy 陈家祠
Hualin Temple 华林寺
Culture Park 文化公园 Under construction
Tongfuxi 同福西 Haizhu
Fenghuang Xincun 凤凰新村 Split (und)
Shayuan 沙园站 island (und)
Baogang Dadao 宝岗大道 island (und)
Changgang 昌岗 island (und) 2
Xiaogang 晓港 island (und)
Sun Yat-Sen University 中大 island (und)
Lujiang 鹭江 island (und)
Kecun 客村 island (und) 3
Chigang 赤岗 island (und)
Modiesha 磨碟沙 side (und)
Xingang East 新港东 side (und)
Pazhou 琶洲 side (und)
Wanshengwei 万胜围 side (und) 4

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