Line 2 (Guangzhou Metro)

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Line 2
 2 
Platform of 2nd Workers' Cultural Palace Station.JPG
Overview
Other name(s) M2 ("" shape plan name)
M2 / M3e / L1 (5 lines plan name)
M2 (7 lines plan name)
M2 / GZn (2000 plan name)
Jiahe line
(嘉禾线)
Type Rapid transit
System Guangzhou Metro
Status Operational
Locale Panyu, Haizhu, Yuexiu, and Baiyun districts
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Termini Guangzhou South Railway Station
Jiahewanggang
Stations 24
Services 1
Daily ridership 1.32 million (2017 daily average)[1]
1.64 million (2014 Peak)[2]
Operation
Opened 29 December 2002
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Character Underground
Rolling stock CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Metro cars
26 Bombardier Movia and 130 CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Metro cars based in Movia design (extinct)[3]
Technical
Line length 31.4 km (19.51 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Overhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Route map

 3  to Airport North Up arrow
 14  to Jiekou Right arrow
Jiahe Depot
Jiahewanggang
 3  ( 14 )
 14  3  to Tiyu Xilu Right arrow
Huangbian
Jiangxia
Xiao-gang
Baiyun Culture Square
( 12 )
 12 
Left arrow to Xunfenggang
to Higher Education Mega Center South Right arrow
Baiyun Park
Feixiang Park
Sanyuanli
 14  11  anti-clockwise Right arrow
Guangzhou Railway Station
 5  ( 11   14 )
 5 
Left arrow to Jiaokou
to Wenchong Right arrow
 11  Left arrow anti-clockwise
Yuexiu Park
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
( 13 )
 13 
Left arrow to Chaoyang
to Xinsha Right arrow
connection to Line 1
Gongyuanqian
 1 
 1 
Left arrow to Xilang
to Guangzhou East railway station Right arrow
Haizhu Square
 6 
 6 
Left arrow to Xunfenggang
to Xiangxue Right arrow
The 2nd Workers' Cultural Palace
( 19 )
Jiangnanxi
connection to Line 8
Changgang
 8 
 8 
Left arrow to Fenghuang Xincun (Baiyun Lake)
to Wanshengwei Right arrow
Jiangtai Lu
( 11 )
 11 
Left arrow clockwise
anti-clockwise Right arrow
Dongxiaonan
( 10 )
Nanzhou
( Guangfo )
 Guangfo 
Left arrow to Xincheng Dong
to Lijiao Right arrow
Luoxi
Sanzhixiang Creek
Nanpu
Dashi Creek
Huijiang
 7  to Higher Education Mega Center South (Shuixi North)
Shibi
 7 
Guangzhou South Railway Station
 7  ( 22 ) (Foshan Metro  2 )
Dazhou Yard
Dazhou Depot (Line 7)
 7  To Midea Avenue
Line 2
Simplified Chinese 广州地铁2号线
Traditional Chinese 廣州地鐵2號線
Cantonese Yale Gwóngjāu Deihtit Yih Houh Sin

Line 2 of the Guangzhou Metro is a north-south line on the system that runs from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Jiahewanggang, with a total length of 31.4 km (19.5 mi) with 24 stations. All stations in Jiahe Line are underground.[4] Line 2's color is blue.

The line previously ran together with Line 8 on a single route between Sanyuanli and Wanshengwei stations until the extensions to both lines officially opened on 25 September 2010.[5]

History[edit]

Line 2 drawn to scale.
The former alignment of Line 2 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 July 1998 - Construction of Line 2 phase 1 officially commenced.
  • 29 December 2002 - the first section of Line 2 phase 1 enter operation.
  • 28 June 2003 - the second section of Line 2 phase 1 enter operation.
  • 2004 - The Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 2 revise phase 2 (northern extension and southern extension) was announced. Creating Line 8 by splitting off the southeastern section (Xiaogang to Wanshengwei) from Line 2.
  • 26 December 2005 - Pazhou to Wanshengwei extension enter operation and the entire Line 2 phase 1 was completed.
  • June 2007 - Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 2 new phase 2 was approved by the NDRC.
  • 1 August 2007 - Construction of Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 2 phase 2 officially commenced.
  • 21 September 2010 - Services of train bound between Sanyuanli to Wanshengwei ends.
  • 22–24 September 2010 - Temporarily suspension of operation on Line 2.
  • 25 September 2010 - Line 2 and 8 realignment project; and Line 2 phase 2 was completed and the entire line resumed operation.
Segment Commencement Length Station(s) Name
Xiaogang — Sanyuanli 29 December 2002 8.9 km (5.53 mi) 9 (initial phase)
Pazhou — Xiaogang 28 June 2003 9.0 km (5.59 mi) 7 Pazhou extension
Wanshengwei — Pazhou 26 December 2005 1.8 km (1.12 mi) 1 Wanshengwei extension
Xiaogang — Wanshengwei 21 September 2010 −10.8 km (−6.71 mi) -9 Line 2 & 8 realignment project
Sanyuanli — Jiahewanggang 25 September 2010 10.3 km (6.40 mi) 7 Realignment northern extension
Guangzhou South — Jiangnanxi 12.7 km (7.89 mi) 9 Realignment southern extension

Service routes[edit]

Stations[edit]

Service
routes
Station
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
2 01 Guangzhou South Railway Station 广州南站  7   GZ  Guangzhou South railway station IZQ 0.00 0.00 Panyu
2 02 Shibi 石壁  7  1.24 1.24
2 03 Huijiang 会江 2.27 3.51
2 04 Nanpu 南浦 2.46 5.97
2 05 Luoxi 洛溪 1.17 7.14
2 06 Nanzhou 南洲 2.31 9.45 Haizhu
2 07 Dongxiaonan 东晓南 1.02 10.47
2 08 Jiangtai Lu 江泰路 1.90 12.37
2 09 Changgang 昌岗  8  1.15 13.52
2 10 Jiangnanxi 江南西 0.85 14.37
2 11 The 2nd Workers' Cultural Palace 市二宫 1.08 15.45
2 12 Haizhu Square 海珠广场  6  1.05 16.50 Yuexiu
2 13 Gongyuanqian 公园前  1  1.26 17.76
2 14 Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 纪念堂 0.76 18.52
2 15 Yuexiu Park 越秀公园 0.90 19.42
2 16 Guangzhou Railway Station 广州火车站  5   GS  Guangzhou railway station GZQ 1.03 20.45
2 17 Sanyuanli 三元里 1.41 21.86 Baiyun
2 18 Feixiang Park 飞翔公园 1.17 23.03
2 19 Baiyun Park 白云公园 1.62 24.65
2 20 Baiyun Culture Square 白云文化广场 1.03 25.68
2 21 Xiao-gang 萧岗 1.04 26.72
2 22 Jiangxia 江夏 1.55 28.27
2 23 Huangbian 黄边 1.25 29.52
2 24 Jiahewanggang 嘉禾望岗  3  1.82 31.34

Headways[edit]

Date Period Termini Hours Frequency Frequency Type
Monday
thru
Friday
AM Peak Jiangtai LuSanyuanli 7:30 — 9:30 2 min. & 30 sec. 2 long-trains
1 short-train
Guangzhou South Railway StationJiangtai Lu / SanyuanliJiahewanggang 3 min. & 30 sec.
PM Peak Guangzhou South Railway StationJiahewanggang 16:30 — 19:45 2 min. & 50 sec. ~ 3 min. & 30 sec. Long-trains only
Mid 7:00 — 7:30 / 9:30 — 16:30 / 19:45 — 21:30 3 min. & 30 sec.
Low 6:00 — 7:00/21:30 — 23:30 6 min. & 30 sec.
Saturday
&
Sunday
Peak 11:00 — 19:15 3 min.
Mid 7:00 — 11:00 / 19:15 — 21:30 3 min. & 30 sec.
Low 6:00 — 7:00 / 21:30 — 23:30 6 min. & 30 sec.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gzmtr.com/ygwm/gsgk/qynb/201806/P020180627541408016222.pdf
  2. ^ 861万!地铁客流再创新高!. Guangzhou Metro Corporation. 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
  3. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/guangzhou/
  4. ^ Guangzhou Metro Light Rail System, China
  5. ^ "Dates fixed for opening of six new metro lines GDNews www.newsgd.com". Newsgd.com. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2013-07-12.