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Guangfo Metro

Guangfo Line / Metro
广佛线 / 广佛地铁
The C entrance/exit of Kuiqi Lu Station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Guangzhou Metro
FMetro
Status Operational
Locale Foshan - Guangzhou, China
Termini Kuiqi Lu
Xilang
Stations 14
Services 1
Operation
Opening 3 November 2010
Owner City of Guangzhou
City of Foshan
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro Corporation
Foshan Railway Investment Construction Group
Character Underground
Technical
Line length 20.4 km (12.68 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Overhead lines, 1,500 V DC
Route map
Lijiao(transfer to Line 3, GZ Metro)
 Tianhe Coach Terminal – Panyu Square 
Nanzhou(transfer to Line 2, GZ Metro)
 Jiahewanggang – GZ South Railway Station 
Shixi
Yangang
 Wanshengwei 
Shayuan(transfer to Line 8, GZ Metro)
 Fenghuang Xincun 
Pearl River
Shachong
Hedong
 GZ East Railway Station 
Xilang(transfer to Line 1, GZ Metro)
Huadi River
Jushu
Longxi
Foshan Watercourse
Xianan Depot
Financial Hi-Tech Zone
Qiandenghu Lake
Leigang
Nangui Lu
Guicheng
Foshan Stream
Chao'an
Pujun Beilu
Zumiao
Tongji Lu
Jihua Park
Kuiqi Lu

Guangfo Metro (Chinese: 广佛地铁; pinyin: Guǎngfó Dìtiě), Guangfo Line (Chinese: 广佛线; pinyin: Guǎngfó Xiàn), or Line 1 of the FMetro (Chinese: 佛山地铁1号线; pinyin: Fóshān Dìtiě Yī Hào Xiàn) is a subway line that connects the Chinese cities Foshan and Guangzhou. The line is currently 20 km long and has 14 stations, which are all underground.[1] When the line is completed, it will have 32.2 km of tracks and 21 stations, of which 17.4 km of tracks and 10 stations will be located in Guangzhou.[2] It was expected to start construction in 2002 with a tentative opening in 2009.[3][4][5] However, due to capital shortage, its construction was claimed to be suspended until it resumed in 2007.[6] The section between Kuiqilu (魁奇路) and Xilang (西朗) was completed in 2010 while the route between Xilang and Lijiao (Chinese: 沥滘) will be completed in 2016.[7]

Contents

  • Stations 1
  • Rolling Stock 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Stations

Station Name
English
Station Name
Hanzi
Platform Types
Transfer
Location
New Town East 新城东 Under construction Chancheng
(Foshan)
Dongping 东平
Century Lotus 世纪莲
Lanshi 澜石
Kuiqi Lu 魁奇路 island (und)
Jihua Park 季华园 island (und)
Tongji Lu 同济路 island (und)
Zumiao 祖庙 island (und)
Pujun Beilu 普君北路 island (und)
Chao'an 朝安 island (und)
Guicheng 桂城 island (und) Nanhai
(Foshan)
Nangui Lu 南桂路 island (und)
Leigang 𧒽岗 island (und)
Qiandeng Lake 千灯湖 island (und)
Financial Hi-Tech Zone 金融高新区 island (und)
Longxi 龙溪 island (und) Liwan
(Guangzhou)
Jushu 菊树 island (und)
Xilang 西朗 island (und) 1
Hedong 鹤洞 Under construction
Shachong 沙涌 Haizhu
(Guangzhou)
Shayuan 沙园
Yangang 燕岗
Shixi 石溪
Nanzhou 南洲
Lijiao 沥滘
Current Line

Rolling Stock

References

  1. ^ Guangfo Line
  2. ^ Zhang Yuan (2010-06-01). 与亚运有约 促广佛同城————访广东广佛轨道交通有限公司总经理徐一平 [Interview with Xu Yiping, General Manager of Guangdong Guangfo Inter-City Co., Ltd.] (in Chinese). CCMetro.com. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  3. ^ Guangzhou-Foshan Metro to be Completed
  4. ^ Metro to link Guangzhou, Foshan and Nanhai
  5. ^ Guangzhou Metro
  6. ^ Guangzhou-Foshan metro set up in the first half year
  7. ^ 2016年 "广佛地铁"广州段及南延线工程都可完工 (in Chinese)

External links

  • Official Site of FMetro (Chinese)

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