|Location|| Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong |
|Operated by||Guangzhou Metro Co. Ltd.|
|Platforms||4 (2 island platforms)|
|Opened||26 December 2005 (Line 3)|
28 November 2010 (APM)
Canton Tower Station (Chinese :广州塔站) is an interchange station on Line 3 and Zhujiang New Town Automated People Mover Systems of the Guangzhou Metro. It started operations on 28 December 2005. It is an underground station located to the south of Binjiang Road East in Haizhu District, on the south bank of the Pearl River.
The station was previously called Chigang Pagoda Station (赤岗塔站), named after the nearby Chigang Pagoda which, despite being a relatively lesser-known architectural heritage in Guangzhou, was the only recognisable structure in the immediate vicinity when the station was constructed. However, after the station was opened, the Canton Tower, a new TV and sightseeing tower, was built directly above it. This iconic piece of architecture quickly became the city's new landmark, and the name of the station was often confused with Chigang station (赤岗站) of line 8, so it was changed to Canton Tower Station in December 2013 when line 6 was opened. It is the first station built for sightseeing purposes in the Guangzhou Metro system. The station is connected to an underground APM system which provides quick access to the Zhujiang New Town CBD across the river.
The station is the terminus of the Haizhu Tram line of Guangzhou Trams, which runs to Wanshengwei Station.
|Transfer passageway||Transfer passageway between Line 3 & APM Line, Buffer area of Line 3, Shops|
|APM Line Lobby||Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs|
Concourse & Platforms
|Line 3 Lobby||Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Platform||Linhexi (Haixinsha) towards |
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Platform||Tianhe Coach Terminal (Zhujiang New Town) towards |
|Exit number||Exit location|
|Exit A||Yiyuan Lu, Haizhu Tram|
|Exit B||Yiyuan Lu|
The Guangzhou Metro is the rapid transit system of the city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province of China. It is operated by the state-owned Guangzhou Metro Corporation and was the fourth metro system to be built in mainland China, after those of Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai.
Haizhu District is one of 11 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, China.
Xiaogang Station is a station on Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro that started operation on 29 December 2002. It is located under Changgang Road East in Haizhu District.
Lujiang Station is a station on Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro that started operation on 28 June 2003. It is located under Xingang Road West (新港西路) and Xiadu Road (下渡路) in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou.
Chigang Station is a station on Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro. It started operations on 28 June 2003. It is located to the northeast of the junction of Xingang Middle Road (新港中路) and Jiangnan Avenue (江海大道) in the Haizhu District.
Wanshengwei Station is an interchange station between Lines 4 and 8 of the Guangzhou Metro, and also the terminus of Line 8. It started operations on 26 December 2005. It is an underground station and located near the junction of Xingang East Road (新港东路) and Xinjiao South Road (新滘南路) in Haizhu District.
Modiesha Station is a station on Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro that started operation on 28 June 2003. It is located under Xingang East Road (新港东路) in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou. Modiesha is a light industrial area.
Yangang Station, formerly Jiangyan Lu Station (江燕路站), is a station on Guangfo Metro Line 1 of the Guangzhou Metro. It is located under Gongye Avenue (工业大道) in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou. It entered operation on December 28, 2015.
Guangzhou Opera House Station is a metro station on the APM line of the Guangzhou Metro. It is located underground at the intersection of Huajiu Road (华就路), Zhujiang East Road (珠江东路) and Zhujiang West Road (珠江西路), to the northeast of Guangzhou Opera House and the northwest of the Guangdong Museum. It started operation on 8 November 2010.
Huacheng Dadao Station, formerly Twin Towers Station, after the Guangzhou Twin Towers, during planning, is a metro station of the Guangzhou Metro APM line in the Zhujiang New Town of Tianhe District. It is located at the underground of the interchange of Huacheng Avenue, East Zhujiang Road, and West Zhujiang Road. It started operation on 8 November 2010.
Xiao-gang Station, known as Jiangxia Station during planning, is a metro station on Line 2 of the Guangzhou Metro. It is located underground to the south of Huangshi Road East (黄石东路), the east of Yuncheng Road West (云城西路) and the south of Xiaogang River (萧岗涌), in the Baiyun District of Guangzhou. It started operation on 25 September 2010. The English station name is hyphenated to avoid confusion with the similarly named Xiaogang station on Line 8, which shares the same pinyin spelling but has a different tonal pronunciation and different characters.
Huangpu Dadao station, literally Huangpu Avenue station, formerly Huangpu Avenue West station (黄埔大道西站) and Citizens' Square station (市民广场站), is a Guangzhou Metro APM line metro station in the Zhujiang New Town of Tianhe District. It is located at the underground of the West Huangpu Avenue, Zhujiang Road East, and Zhujiang Road West. It started operating on 8 November 2010.
Changgang Station is an interchange station of Line 2 and Line 8 on the Guangzhou Metro. The underground station is located at the intersection of Changgang Road and Jiangnan Avenue in Haizhu District. It started operation on 25 September 2010.
Baogang Dadao Station, Changgang Zhonglu Station (昌岗中路站) during planning, is a metro station on Line 8 of the Guangzhou Metro. The underground station is located on Changgang Middle Road in the Haizhu District. The station opened on November 3, 2010 after a delay caused by the cooling tower at Shayuan Station.
Jiangtai Lu Station is a metro station on Line 2 of the Guangzhou Metro. The underground station is located at the junction of Jiangnan Avenue (江南大道) and Jiangtai Road (江泰路) in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou.
Chigang Pagoda, also known as the Red Stone Hill Pagoda or Honam Pogoda, is a famous pagoda located in Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China.
The Pazhou Pagoda, also known as the Whampoa Pagoda or Pa Chow Pogoda, is an ancient Chinese pagoda on Pazhou Island in Haizhu District, Guangzhou, the capital of China's Guangdong Province.
Guangzhou Tram is the tram system in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. It is operated by Guangzhou Tram Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guangzhou Metro Corporation.
Canton Tower East station, is a station of Haizhu Tram of the Guangzhou Metro. It started operations on 28 December 2016.