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info[edit]

Updated info can be found http://urbanrail.net/as/guan/guangzhou.htm. Also, there IS an English website for Guangzhou Metro, but it is not very updated. You may refer to http://www.gzmtr.com/en/.

Guangzhou also issue a smart card called Yangchengtong. You may refer to http://www.gzyct.com/ (In Chinese). Some info can be found http://urbanrail.net/as/guan/guangzhou.htm.

Yang_Cheng_Tong en wiki page is built. Please help refining the article, thx -- Sameboat 06:06, 10 October 2006 (UTC)

Line 5[edit]

What color is line 5 planned to be?? Georgia guy 17:49, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

Logo As an Image[edit]

Can Someone Upload A logo From Google for The Guangzhou Metro Search by putting it Logo Of the Guangzhou Metro Thanks. Trulystand700 Trulystand700

Line 1[edit]

Is there any particular reason Line 1 merits its own article rather than just a section of this one? Quantumobserver (talk) 21:01, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Guangzhou metro station count[edit]

If this is to be changed from 80 can a source be found to back it up? Thanks. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 17:16, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

I believe 88 comes from double counting interchange stations. No source can ever back that up. Kxx (talk | contribs) 19:55, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
Yeah that makes sense, but I'd expect there to be some sort of media source giving the 88 station count. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 20:02, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
Here is a system map published by GZMTR Corp. I don't count 88 stations on it and I don't think there is anything more official than this. Kxx (talk | contribs) 20:10, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

[edit]

Some time ago I requested the WP:Graphics Lab to vectorize GZMTR's ram-shaped logo, which came back with text additionally included. Later the text was removed. I spent some time observing use of the logo in various stations. Almost always does text accompany the "ram"—it appears in significant places like station exits as well as less important places like temporary fences. It seems to me that the with-text logo is the way GZMTR identifies itself. Therefore I propose that removal of text from the logo be reverted. Kxx (talk | contribs) 09:48, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

Sounds fine. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 17:07, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

Guangzhu line unlikely part of Guangzhou Metro[edit]

Guangzhu line is basically an intercity commuter service. It is more like regular trains than metro. I was unable to dig out who will run it through Google News though; yet nor did I find any words that Guangzhou Metro will run it. Probably its only connection with Guangzhou Metro is convenient transfer at Guangzhou South Railway Station. If no sources can be found, it should be removed from the article to avoid confusion. Kxx (talk | contribs) 11:16, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Sounds fine by me. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 11:41, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Extensions to Lines 2, 4 and 8 to open soon[edit]

Line 2 will pause operation Sep 22–24 and resume on Sep 25, when it will follow the new route. Line 8 will also officially open on Sep 25, but the new three stations to the west of Changgang Station will not open until dispute surrounding placement of a cooling station for the newly constructed segment is settled (the incident once escalated in Aug to a point that riot police were deployed to quench the conflict). Extension to Line 4 will open on the same day. Kxx (talk | contribs) 20:32, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

Phases of Guangzhou Metro lines[edit]

The phase numbers in the Time table section are quite arbitrary and some are simply wrong or misused. In case future edits run into the same problem, it is worth clarifying the assignment of phase numbers.

Sections of a line opening at different times do not necessarily belong to different phases. A prime example would be Guang-Fo Line, whose whole section from Kuiqi Lu to Lijiao constitutes its phase 1. The Kuiqi Lu–Xilang is known as the 首通段, or literally first-operational section, while the Xilang–Lijiao section is known as the 后通段, or literally later-operational section. The real phase 2 of Guang-Fo Line is a southwards extension from Kuiqi Lu to Xiaocong, which in some reports is also expected to open in 2012. Conversely, different phases of a line do not necessarily open at different times. For instance, phases 1 and 2 of Line 6 are expected to open at the same time.

Some lines are not divided into phases, such as Line 1. Some lines have extensions but not phases. For example, the Guangzhou East Railway Station–Airport South section is the north extension of Line 3. Some lines even mix phases and extensions: Line 6 has two phases (Xunfenggang–Changban and Changban–Xiangxue) and an east extension (Xiangxue–Yonghe); Line 8 itself has no phases, but its north extension from Fenghuang Xincun to Baiyun Lake is divided into two phases at Culture Park.

In sum, there are no general patterns in assigning phase numbers to sections of the lines. The only way to get everything right is to stick to the sources and handle each line on a case-by-case basis. Kxx (talk | contribs) 10:11, 8 October 2010 (UTC)

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Line 6[edit]

Can anyone help make the Line 6 section, it is opened today and it is still not updated. If needed, I can give a photo of Line 6 too. Thanks. 有谁可也写一段关于六号线的文章在维基百科,六号线今天就已经开通了。如果需要的话,我可以给一张六号线的图片。谢谢。 08adamsm (talk) 12:53, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

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