Line 8, Guangzhou Metro

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Line 8, Guangzhou Metro
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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
Opened 25 September 2010
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Character Underground
Technical
Line length 14.8 km (9.20 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Overhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Route map
North extension (Under Construction)
Reserved extension
Baiyun Lake
Baiyun Lake Depot
Tinggang
Shijing
Shijing River
Xiaoping
Pingsha
Julong 12 
Shangbu
Tongdewei
Ezhangtan
Zengbu River
Left arrow Jiaokou – Wenchong Right arrow
Xicun 5 
Caihongqiao 11   13 
Left arrow HuanggangXiangjingling Right arrow
Left arrow Xilang – GZ East Railway Station Right arrow
Chen Clan Academy 1 
Hualin Temple
Cultural Park 6 
Left arrow Xunfenggang – Changban Right arrow
Pearl River
Tongfuxi 19 
Haizhu Stream
Fenghuang Xincun
Left arrow Kuiqi Lu
Shayuan Guangfo 
Lijiao Down arrow
Baogang Avenue
Left arrow GZ South Railway Station – Jiahewanggang Right arrow
Changgang 2 
Connection with Line 2
Xiaogang
Sun Yat-sen University
Lujiang
Left arrow Panyu Square – Tianhe Coach Terminal Right arrow
Kecun 3 
Connection with Line 3
Chigang
Chisha Depot
Chigang Stream
Modiesha
Xingang East
Pazhou
Left arrow Jinzhou – Huangcun Right arrow
Wanshengwei 4 
East extension (planned)
Fengpu Park
Xinzhou
Changzhou 7 
Left arrow GZ South Railway StationDashadong Right arrow
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 a north-west L-shaped 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 opened for trial operation on 25 September 2010, and Changgang to Fenghuang Xincun started operation on 3 November 2010.[2][3]

Opening timeline[edit]

Line 8 drawn to scale.
Segment Date opened Length
Xiaogang — Pazhou 28 June 2003 9.0 km (5.59 mi)
Pazhou — Wanshengwei 26 December 2005 1.8 km (1.12 mi)
Changgang — Xiaogang 25 September 2010 0.6 km (0.37 mi)
Fenghuang Xincun — Changgang 3 November 2010 4.4 km (2.73 mi)

Stations[edit]

Station
no.
Station name Connections Distance
km
Location
English Chinese
8 16 Fenghuang Xincun 凤凰新村 0.00 0.00 Haizhu
8 17 Shayuan 沙园  Guangfo  (GF 21) 0.90 0.90
8 18 Baogang Dadao 宝岗大道 1.20 2.10
8 19 Changgang 昌岗  2  (2 09) 0.94 3.04
8 20 Xiaogang 晓港 0.61 3.65
8 21 Sun Yat-Sen University 中大 1.00 4.65
8 22 Lujiang 鹭江 1.89 6.54
8 23 Kecun 客村  3  (3 18) 1.26 7.80
8 24 Chigang 赤岗 1.46 9.26
8 25 Modiesha 磨碟沙 0.70 9.96
8 26 Xingangdong 新港东 1.61 11.57
8 27 Pazhou 琶洲 1.05 12.62
8 28 Wanshengwei 万胜围  4  (4 22) Tram interchange  THZ1  1.95 14.57

Northern extension[edit]

  • Under construction
Station
no.
Station name Connections Location
English Chinese
8 01 Baiyun Lake 白云湖 Baiyun
8 02 Tinggang 亭岗
8 03 Shijing 石井
8 04 Pingsha 平沙
8 05 Julong 聚龙
8 06 Hengjiao 橫滘
8 07 Shangbu 上步
8 08 Tongdewei 同德围
8 09 Ezhangtan 鹅掌坦
8 10 Xicun 西村  5  (5 05) Liwan
8 11 Caihongqiao 彩虹桥
8 12 Chen Clan Academy 陈家祠  1  (1 07)
8 13 Hualin Temple 华林寺
8 14 Cultural Park 文化公园  6  (6 08)
8 15 Tongfuxi 同福西 Haizhu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guangzhou Metro". Railway-Technology.com. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  2. ^ 404 Not Found
  3. ^ "广州地铁". Gzmtr.com. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2013.