Haizhu Tram

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Haizhu Island Circular New Tram
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Overview
Native name海珠环岛新型有轨电车
Type Tram
System Guangzhou Trams
Locale Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Termini Canton Tower
Wanshengwei
Stations 11
Services 1
Operation
Opened 31 December 2014
Owner City of Guangzhou
Operator(s) Guangzhou Metro
Character At-grade
Depot(s) Modiesha Stabling Yard
Technical
Line length 7.7 km (4.78 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Operating speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Route map
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Haizhu Tram
Simplified Chinese 海珠环岛新型有轨电车
Traditional Chinese 海珠環島新型有軌電車

The Haizhu Island Circular New Tram (Chinese :海珠环岛新型有轨电车), line THZ1, or YoungTram is a tram system mainly serving the Haizhu District of Guangzhou, between Canton Tower and Wanshengwei. It is an at-grade tram system. The whole line (except Party Pier station) began operation on 31 December 2014. [1] Party Pier stop was added on 21 October 2015. [2]

Simplified Chinese characters standardized Chinese characters developed in mainland China

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China. Along with traditional Chinese characters, they are one of the two standard character sets of the contemporary Chinese written language. The government of the People's Republic of China in mainland China has promoted them for use in printing since the 1950s and 1960s to encourage literacy. They are officially used in the People's Republic of China and Singapore.

Tram vehicle used for tramway traffic

A tram is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets; some include segments of segregated right-of-way. The lines or networks operated by tramcars are called tramways. Historically the term electric street railways was also used in the United States. In the United States, the term tram has sometimes been used for rubber-tyred trackless trains, which are unrelated to other kinds of trams.

Haizhu District District in Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China

Haizhu District is one of the ten districts in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, People's Republic of China.

Contents

The Haizhu Tram is the first of seven planned lines operated by Guangzhou Trams to open.

Guangzhou Trams

Guangzhou Trams is the tram system in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. A single line between Canton Tower and Wanshengwei, along northern shore of Haizhu Island is currently in operation.

Length and stations

The entire track of the first section of the Haizhu Tram, with a length of 7.7 km and all ten stations are laid at-grade.

Station
Station nameConnectionsDistance
km
Location
EnglishChinese
THZ1 01 Canton Tower 广州塔 Guangzhou Metro icon.svg   3    APM  0.000.00 Haizhu
THZ1 02 Canton Tower East 广州塔东0.660.66
THZ1 03 Liede Bridge South 猎德大桥南0.901.56
THZ1 04 Party Pier 琶醍0.442.00
THZ1 05 Nanfeng 南风0.962.96
THZ1 06 Canton Fair Complex West 会展西0.783.74
THZ1 07 Canton Fair Complex Middle 会展中0.654.39
THZ1 08 Canton Fair Complex East 会展东0.645.03
THZ1 09 Pazhou Bridge South 琶洲大桥南0.685.71
THZ1 10 Pazhou Pagoda 琶洲塔0.706.41
THZ1 11 Wanshengwei 万胜围 Guangzhou Metro icon.svg   4    8  1.197.60

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References

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