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Foshan Metro (Chinese: 佛山地铁; branded as FMetro) is the rapid transit system of the city of Foshan in Guangdong Province of China. It is operated by the state-owned Foshan Railway Investment Construction Group and partly by Guangzhou Metro Corporation and is the tenth metro system to be built in mainland China. Construction began in 2002 and the first line opened on 3 November 2010. The metro system has two new lines and one extension under construction.
|Owner||City of Foshan & Guangzhou|
|Transit type||Rapid transit|
|Number of lines||1|
|Number of stations||22|
|Daily ridership||268,000 (2015 peak) |
|Began operation||November 3, 2010|
(October 28, 2010 Public Trial)
|System length||34.4 km (21.4 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
Lines in operationEdit
|( )||Xincheng Dong
Guangfo Line (Line 1)Edit
Line 1, also known as the Guangfo Metro, is an intercity line that connects Guangzhou and Foshan. The line is operated by Guangdong Guangfo Inter-City Co., Ltd., a subsidiary co-owned by Guangzhou Metro (51%) and FMetro (49%). The first section of the line, from Yangang to Kuiqi Lu in Foshan, opened for operation in November 2010. The extension from Yangang to Lijiao was opened on 28 December 2018.
Lines under construction and future expansionsEdit
The first phase of Line 3 is under construction and will be opened by 2022. It will run from Shunde Polytechnic to Foshan University.
|2021||Line 2||Phase I||Nanzhuang||Guangzhou South Railway Station||32.3||17||Under construction|
|2022||Line 3||Phase I||Foshan University||Shunde Polytechnic||66.5||36||Under construction|
|2022||Line 11||Xijiao||Hedongdong||41.0||20||Detailed Design|
|By 2022||Line 2||Phase II||Xi'an||Nanzhuang||23.5||10||Planning|
|Line 4||Gongye Dadao||Gangkou Lu||56||33|
|Line 13||Ronggui||Yongfeng Market||14.5||12|
|TBD||Line 5||Jiujiang||Shiweitang||Long Term Planning|
Fares and ticketsEdit
There was a debate between Foshan and Guangzhou over fares of Guangfo metro. The debate has since been settled as Foshan accepted Guangzhou's fare proposal. FMetro will give out 16,000 tickets for free once it begins to operate on November 2010.
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