Line 1, Guangzhou Metro

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Line 1, Guangzhou Metro
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Gzmetrohuangsha.jpg
Platform of Huangsha Station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Guangzhou Metro
Status Operational
Locale Guangzhou, China
Termini Guangzhou East Railway Station
Xilang
Stations 16
Services 1
Daily ridership 2 million (2015 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened 28 June 1997
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Character Underground and At-grade
Technical
Line length 18.5 km (11.50 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Overhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Route map
Reserved extension
GZ East Railway Station 3  Airport South Right arrow
GZ East Express train
Guangshen Railway
Tianhe Sports Center
Tianhe Coach Terminal Right arrow
Tiyu Xilu 3 
Panyu Square Right arrow
Yangji 5 
Left arrow Jiaokou – Wenchong Right arrow
Left arrow Changban
Dongshankou 6 
Martyrs' Park
Peasant Movement Institute
Connection with Line 2
Gongyuanqian 2 
Left arrow Jiahewanggang – GZ South Railway Station Right arrow
Ximenkou
Left arrow Baiyun Lake – Wanshengwei Right arrow
Chen Clan Academy 8 
Changshou Lu
Huangsha 6 
Left arrow Xunfenggang
Pearl River
Down arrow Suiyan LuAotidong Right arrow
Fangcun 11   19 
Huadiwan
Stream C, Huadi River
Kengkou
Xilang Depot
Left arrow Kuiqi Lu – Lijiao Right arrow
Xilang Guangfo 
Connection to GZ Steel & Iron Co., Ltd.
Line 1, Guangzhou Metro
Simplified Chinese 广州地铁1号线
Traditional Chinese 廣州地鐵1號線

Line 1 of the Guangzhou Metro or Zhongshanlu Line (Chinese: 中山路线; pinyin: Zhōngshānglù Xiàn) runs from Xilang to Guangzhou East Railway Station (18.5 km). Apart from Kengkou and Xilang, all stations in Line 1 are underground.[2]Its 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's color is yellow.

Opening timeline[edit]

Line 1 drawn to scale.
Segment Date opened Length
Xilang — Huangsha 28 June 1997 5.4 km (3.36 mi)
Huangsha — Guangzhou East Railway Station 28 June 1999 13.1 km (8.14 mi)

Stations[edit]

Station
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
1 01 Xilang 西朗  Guangfo  (GF 18) 0.00 0.00 Liwan
1 02 Kengkou 坑口 1.64 1.64
1 03 Huadiwan 花地湾 1.03 2.67
1 04 Fangcun 芳村 1.35 4.02
1 05 Huangsha 黄沙  6  (6 07) 1.45 5.47
1 06 Changshou Lu 长寿路 0.77 6.24
1 07 Chen Clan Academy 陈家祠 1.16 7.4
1 08 Ximenkou 西门口 1.01 8.41 Yuexiu
1 09 Gongyuanqian 公园前  2  (2 13) 1.02 9.43
1 10 Peasant Movement Institute 农讲所 1.17 10.6
1 11 Martyrs' Park 烈士陵园 1.08 11.68
1 12 Dongshankou 东山口  6  (6 14) 1.07 12.75
1 13 Yangji 杨箕  5  (5 11) 1.41 14.16
1 14 Tiyu Xilu 体育西路  3  (3 11) Bus rapid transit GBRT 1.36 15.52 Tianhe
1 15 Tianhe Sports Center 体育中心 1.04 16.56
1 16 Guangzhou East Railway Station 广州东站  3  (3 18) Mainline rail interchange China Railway China Railway High-speed 1.96 18.52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "879万人次!2015年最后一天广州地铁客流创历史新高" [8.79  million people! Guangzhou Metro achieved daily ridership record on the last day of 2015] (in Chinese). Nanfang News. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
  2. ^ Guangzhou Metro Line 1 Archived 2010-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.