Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit
|Transit type||Bus rapid transit|
|Number of lines||31|
|Number of stations||26|
|Began operation||10 February 2010|
|System length||22.5 km (14.0 mi)|
|Top speed||21 km/h (13 mph)|
|Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Simplified Chinese||广州 BRT|
|Traditional Chinese||廣州 BRT|
Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit (Guangzhou BRT or GBRT) is the bus rapid transit (BRT) system of the city of Guangzhou in the People's Republic of China. Its first line was put into operation on 10 February 2010. It handles approximately 1,000,000  passenger trips daily with a peak passenger flow of 26,900 pphpd (second only to the TransMilenio BRT system in Bogota). In fact, this rapid transit system contains the world's longest BRT stations - around 260m including bridges - with bus volumes of 1 bus every 10 seconds or 350 per hour in a single direction. The BRT system has two new lines and two extensions planned.
The BRT operates the following models of buses:
The livery of the BRT is orange with BRT written in white on the sides.
Zhongshan Dadao Bus Rapid Transit Trial Line
Zhongshan Dadao Bus Rapid Transit Trial Line (Chinese: 中山大道快速公交试验线) is the first and only line in operation of Guangzhou BRT. The line is laid out along Zhongshan Dadao, whose innermost lanes form a dedicated BRT corridor. It starts at Tianhe Sports Center in Tianhe District in the west and ends at Xiayuan in Huangpu District in the east with 26 stations. Several stations have connections to Guangzhou Metro. Same-direction transfers between buses within the BRT corridor are free.
|Tianhe Sports Center||体育中心||Tianhe|
|Normal University & Jinan University||师大暨大|
(literally: "Huajing New City")
||黄村||Dongpu Coach Terminal|
|Huangpu Coach Station||黄埔客运站||Huangpu Coach Station|
(literally: "Nanhai Deity Temple")
- "Guangzhou's Remarkable Bus Rapid Transit System". Reuters. 5 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
- International Public Transport Conference 2010 Archived 13 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Case Study of the Guangzhou BRT - Retrieved on 2010-08-05
- "Guangzhou BRT". Guangzhou BRT. Retrieved 2010-10-22.