Line 2, Guangzhou Metro

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Line 2, Guangzhou Metro
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Platform of 2nd Workers' Cultural Palace Station.JPG
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Guangzhou Metro
Status Operational
Locale Guangzhou, China
Termini Guangzhou South Railway Station
Jiahewanggang
Stations 24
Services 1
Daily ridership 1.64 million (2014 Peak)[1]
Operation
Opened 29 December 2002
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Character Underground
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
Up arrow Airport South
Jiahe Depot
Jiahewanggang 3  14 
Tiyu Xilu Right arrow
Huangbian
Jiangxia
Xiao-gang
Baiyun Culture Square
Baiyun Park 12 
Left arrow ChatouHigher Edu Mega Ctr South Right arrow
Feixiang Park
Sanyuanli
Jingguang/Guangshen
Guangzhou Railway Station 5  11  14 
Left arrow Jiaokou – Wenchong Right arrow
Yuexiu Park
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
Connection with Line 1
Gongyuanqian 1 
Left arrow Xilang – GZ East Railway Station Right arrow
Haizhu Square 6 
Left arrow Xunfenggang – Changban Right arrow
Pearl River
The 2nd Workers' Cultural Palace
Jiangnan West
Connection with Line 8
Changgang 8 
Left arrow Fenghuang Xincun – Wanshengwei Right arrow
Jiangtai Lu
Dongxiao South
Nanzhou Guangfo 
Left arrow Kuiqi Lu – Lijiao Right arrow
Pearl River
Luoxi
Sanzhixiang Watercourse
Nanpu
Dashi Watercourse
Huijiang
Higher Edu Mega Ctr South Right arrow
Shibi 7 
GZ South Railway Station 7 
Jingguangshengang/Guangzhu
Dazhou Stabling Yard
Dazhou Depot, Line 7
Reserved extension
Line 2, Guangzhou Metro
Simplified Chinese 广州地铁2号线
Traditional Chinese 廣州地鐵2號線

Line 2 of the Guangzhou Metro or the Jiahe Line (Chinese: 嘉禾线; pinyin: Jiāhé Xiàn) is a south-north line on the system that runs from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Jiahewanggang, with a total length of 31.4 km with 24 stations. All stations in Jiahe Line are underground.[2] 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 September 25, 2010.[3]

Opening timeline[edit]

Line 2 drawn to scale.
Segment Date opened Length
Jiangnanxi — Sanyuanli 29 December 2002 7.4 km (4.60 mi)
Sanyuanli — Jiahewanggang 25 September 2010 10.3 km (6.40 mi)
Guangzhou South — Jiangnanxi 12.7 km (7.89 mi)

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  (7 01) China Railway High-speed Guangzhounan 0.00 0.00 Panyu
2 02 Shibi 石壁  7  (7 02) 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  (8 19) 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  (6 10) 1.05 16.50 Yuexiu
2 13 Gongyuanqian 公园前  1  (1 09) 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  (5 06) China Railway Guangzhou 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 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 SouthJiangtai Lu / SanyuanliJiahewanggang 3 min. & 30 sec.
PM Peak Guangzhou SouthJiahewanggang 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. ^ "861万!地铁客流再创新高!". Guangzhou Metro Corporation. 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  2. ^ Guangzhou Metro Light Rail System, China
  3. ^ "Dates fixed for opening of six new metro lines GDNews www.newsgd.com". Newsgd.com. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2013-07-12.