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Hey Lawdefender. Can I ask you something about Guangzhou's new Baiyun Station? It looks amazing and is certainly among the very best Chinese High Speed Rail Stations in my opinion.
Do you about the types of trains that will be serving the New Baiyun Station?

I suspect that it will probably become a new station that will partly replace the Guangzhou South High Speed Station for high speed train services using the Wuhan - Guangzhou, Guiyang - Guangzhou and Nanning - Guangzhou High Speed Lines that terminate in Guangzhou. It's far closer and better connected to the city centre, Zhujiang New Town and Pazhou than the South Station.

In this way, Guangzhou South Station would be freed up for more through high speed train services such as services from Beijing, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Nanning and Kunming that continue towards Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Zhuhai.

I also believe that once the Guangzhou - Shanwei High Speed Line opens in 2023, services to cities east or north east of Guangzhou such as Shantou, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Ganzhou, Nanchang, Hangzhou, Wenzhou and Shanghai will use the currently under construction Guangzhou Xintang station.

Do you have any information regarding my query?
 

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Guangzhou Baiyun Station is one of the main passenger stations of the "five main and four auxiliary" railway hubs in Guangzhou. It is expected to be completed and put into operation by the end of 2023. By then, Baiyun Station will undertake the regular-speed train lines of Guangzhou Station and Guangzhou East Station.

Guangzhou Baiyun Station and Station Yard Integrated Transportation Hub Integration Project is located in the northwest of Baiyun District, about 5 kilometers away from Guangzhou Railway Station in the south and 2 kilometers away from Baiyun New Town in the east. The total investment of the project exceeds 44 billion yuan. Guangzhou South Station, which has the largest passenger flow in the country, covers an area of 615,000 square meters, while Baiyun Station covers an area of 2.63 million square meters, four times that of Guangzhou South Station. However, if the total area of the station building of the railway station is calculated, the area of the station building of Baiyun Station is only 143,000 square meters, and the total area of the station building of Guangzhou South Station is 485,000 square meters. Therefore, the large scale of Baiyun Station is mainly reflected in the total area of the station building.

At the beginning of the construction of Baiyun Station, construction space was reserved for as many as 6 subway lines, including the north extension of Guangzhou Metro Line 8 and the under-construction Line 12, Fangcun to Baiyun Airport Intercity, 24 Line 8 and Foshan Metro Line 8, as well as a reserved east-west line. In addition, Baiyun Station will also be equipped with large-scale comprehensive transportation hubs such as a long-distance passenger transportation center, a tourist bus station and an urban bus station.



 

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Completed investment of 78 billion yuan in 2021 --Guangzhou Metro releases 2021 annual report

2022-06-24



Recently, Guangzhou Metro Group officially released the 2021 Annual Report and Social Responsibility Report, which is the 22nd annual report and the 8th social responsibility report compiled by Guangzhou Metro. The two reports mainly presented the main measures and achievements of Guangzhou Metro in terms of operation management, subway construction, safe operation, and fulfillment of social responsibilities in the past year.

The report shows that the total assets of Guangzhou Metro is 526.935 billion yuan, and the investment in key projects in Guangzhou is 78 billion yuan in 2021.

2021 the operating income : 13.46 billion yuan

2021 the total profit : 430 million yuan

By the end of May , 2022, the total mileage of the metro system : 621 kilometers

2021 Whole Year Ridership: 2.834 billion passengers

2021 average daily ridership: 7.7645 million passengers,
accounting for 61% of the city's total public transport trips, an increase of 4% over last year.

 

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Starting from June 28, the subway ride codes of Guangzhou and the four cities of Nanjing, Chengdu, Xi'an and Nanning have been interconnected. So far, Guangzhou has realized the interconnection with 10 urban subway ride codes.

After this interconnection, passengers can use the Guangzhou Metro APP to scan the QR code to take the subway in Nanjing, Chengdu, Xi'an and Nanning, or use the Guangzhou Metro APP, the Chengdu Metro APP, the Xi'an Metro APP, and the Nanning Rail Transit APP. It greatly enhances the experience of passengers in cross-city subway travel.

After the system function is launched, passengers only need to upgrade the subway APP in their city to the corresponding version when they swipe their QR code to ride in different places. There is no need to download or replace other APPs, making it more convenient for passengers to travel by subway across cities.

At present, Guangzhou Metro has realized the interconnection and interoperability with subway ride codes of 10 cities in Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Nanchang, Nanjing, Chengdu, Xi'an and Nanning, and will continue to promote the interconnection and interoperability of QR codes with other regional subways in the future. .


 

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160 kilometers per hour High-speed metro line 22 starts construction

The design speed of Line 22 is 160 kilometers per hour. It starts from Fangcun Station and ends at Baiyun Airport North Station. The line is about 41 kilometers long. 10 new stations including Rainbow Bridge Station, Guangzhou Railway Station, Baiyun Station, Xia Mao Station, Baiyun City Center Station, Fangshi Station, Renhe Station, Airport East Station, Airport South Station, and Airport North Station.

The project is expected to open for trial operation by the end of 2026, with 6 station complexes set up, with a total land area of 38.23 hectares and an estimated investment of 2.359 billion yuan. After the project is completed, it will be possible to reach Baiyun Airport in 30 minutes from the center of Guangzhou, forming an important north-south traffic corridor in the Guangzhou metropolitan area.



 

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@lawdefender, according this source, 78% of line 11 is already concluded :love:
The phase 1 of L22: 30 .8 km

SegmentCommencementLengthStation(s)Name

Chentougang — Panyu Square31 March 202218.2 km (11.3 mi)4Phase 1

Fangcun — ChentougangTBA (Under construction)12.6 km (7.8 mi)4

North Extension of L22

The North extension of Line 22 will be 41.1 km in length with 10 new stations and be fully underground. The north extension will directly connect Guangzhou Baiyun Airport while passing through Guangzhou Railway Station and Guangzhou Baiyun Railway Station.


South Extension of L22

In 2019, Dongguan municipal government proposed Line 22 to be extended east beyond Panyu Square to Nansha Subdistrict and cross the Shiziyang Channel into Dongguan and beyond to Shajing Town in northern Bao'an District, Shenzhen. In 2020, Guangzhou Metro began soliciting bids to further investigate the extension of Line 22 into Dongguan and Shenzhen. The first section of this extension a 58.5 kilometer segment from Panyu Square to Chang'an, Dongguan were officially included in Guangdong's 14th Five Year Plan in 2021 with provisions for future extension an connection with the Shenzhen Metro. The extension to Shenzhen will connect Qingsheng, Jiaomen, Nansha Passenger Port, cross the Pearl River Estuary and extend to Dongguan and finally connect to Shenzhen Guangmingcheng High-speed Railway Station.



When the whole L22 completed in the future, the total length will be more than 130 km, operation speed at 160 km /h, will be connecting with Dongguan Metro System and Shenzhen Metro System.
 

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Guangzhou Metro L18, L22 & L28, the most fast metro lines in the world with operation speed at 160 km/h


Blue Line: Line 18, connecting Guangzhou to Zhongshan and Zhuhai (Xiancun to Wanqingsha section in operation)

Brown Line: Line 22, connecting Guangzhou metro System to Dongguan Metro System and Shenzhen Metro System (Chentougang to Panyu Square section in operation)

Yellow Line: Line 28, connecting Foshan, Guangzhou, Dongguan and Huizhou (under planning)



L18,L22 & L28 Planning Map
 

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Guangzhou Metro Line 28 is planning to connect the following intercity Railways:

Maroon Line: Guangzhou-Foshan-Jiang-Zhuhai Intercity , The total length is about 158km, starting from Fangcun Station in Guangzhou, passing through four cities including Guangzhou, Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhuhai, covering the main urban area of Guangzhou, Foshan, Heshan, Jiangmen Binjiang New District and Xinhui, passing through the western center of Zhuhai City City (Doumen, Jinwan) to Zhuhai Airport.

Grey Line: Guangzhou-Shenzhen Central Axis Intercity Railway , the south extension of Line 28, connecting Guangzhou, Dongguan and Shenzhen



L28 connecting Intercity Railways Map
 

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2020-2025 Guangzhou Infrastructure Investment Plan


During the "14th Five-Year Plan" period (2020-2025), the planned investment of major infrastructure projects in Guangzhou is about 950 billion yuan.


Passenger throughput of Baiyun Airport:
2019: 73.39 million
2020: 43.77 million
2025: 100 million
2035: 130 million

Baiyun Airport cargo and mail throughput:
2019: 1.92 million tons
2020: 1.76 million tons
2025: 3.5 million tons
2035: 4.5 million tons


Guangzhou Port Container Throughput (TEUs):
2019: 23.24 million TEUs
2020: 23.5 million TEUs
2025: 28 million TEUs
2035: 30 million TEUs

The length of Expressway (km) in Guangzhou:
2019: 1056km
2020: 1126km
2025: 1300km
2035: 1500km


Guangzhou metro system length in operation (km):
2019: 523km
2020: 553km
2025: ≥900km
2035: 2000km

The total number of parking spaces in Guangzhou:
2019: 2.772 million
2020: 2.932 million
2025: ≥3.7 million




In 2025, Guangzhou will achieve the following goals:

1. Full coverage of domestic sewage collection in the whole city
2. Zero landfill of primary domestic waste, safe storage and disposal of hazardous waste, and comprehensive utilization rate of 100%
3. The centralized disposal rate of medical waste reaches 100%
4. The per capita area of park green space is 17.5 square meters
5. About 80,000 5G base stations have been constructed
6. Electricity self-sufficiency rate of more than 50%
7. The per capita emergency shelter area reaches 1.5 square meters,
 

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Construction progress of new rail transit lines in Guangzhou

Source: Guangzhou Metro
Release time: 2022-07-11

At the end of June 2022, Guangzhou Metro is promoting the construction of 10 new rail lines (sections). The overview and construction progress of each line are as follows:


1) East Extension of Line 3

The line is 9.55 kilometers long and has 4 stations, including 1 transfer station and 1 Guangzhou Xincheng parking lot. The vehicle adopts a 6-section group B-type car with a maximum running speed of 120 km/h.

As of the end of June, 73% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed

2) East Extension of Line 5

The total length of the line is 9.8 kilometers, with 6 stations (excluding Wenchong Station), including 2 transfer stations and 1 Shuanggang parking lot. The vehicle adopts a 6-section grouped L-shaped car with a maximum running speed of 90 km/h.

As of the end of June, 64% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed

3) Phase 2 of Line 7

The total length of the line is 21.9 kilometers, all of which are laid underground. There are 11 stations in total, including 8 transfer stations and 1 Jitang parking lot. The vehicle adopts a 6-section group B-type car with a maximum running speed of 80 km/h.

As of the end of June, 76% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed


4) Line 10

The total length of the line is 19.15 kilometers, and there are 14 stations, all of which are underground stations, including 10 transfer stations, dismantling the branch line of Line 3, and 1 Guangzhou Iron and Steel New City Depot. The vehicle adopts a 6-section group B-type car with a maximum running speed of 80 km/h.

As of the end of June, 47% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed


5) Line 11

The total length of the line is about 44.2 kilometers, all of which are laid underground. There are 32 stations on the whole line. In addition, one station (urban rail Pazhou Station) will be built on behalf of the company, including 20 transfer stations and 1 Chisha depot. The vehicle is composed of 8-section A-type cars, with a maximum running speed of 80 km/h.

As of the end of June, 81% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed


6) Line 12

The total length of the line is 37.6 kilometers, all underground lines, with a total of 25 stations, including 17 transfer stations. There is one Chatou depot and one parking lot in the south of the university town. The vehicle adopts a 6-section group A type car with a maximum running speed of 80 km/h.

As of the end of June, 45% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed

7) Phase II of Line 13

The total length of the line is 33.5 kilometers, all of which are underground lines. There are a total of 23 stations (all underground stations), 1 of which is constructed by Line 11, including 9 transfer stations. There are 2 parking lots in Huanggang and Yuzhu. The vehicle adopts an 8-section group A type car with a maximum running speed of 100 km/h.

As of the end of June, 51% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed


8) Phase II of Line 14

The total length of the line is 11.9 kilometers, all of which are underground lines, with a total of 8 stations, including 3 transfer stations. This project still uses Dengcun depot and Shihu parking lot for parking and train inspection, and there is no new vehicle base. The vehicle adopts a 6-section group B-type car with a maximum running speed of 120 km/h.

As of the end of June, 35% of the civil works of the whole line have been completed

9) Back-end section of Line 18

The Houtong section (Xiancun-Guangzhou East Station) is 3.0 kilometers in length, all of which are underground lines, with a total of 1 station. The vehicle runs at a design speed of 160 km/h.

As of the end of June, 10% of the civil works of the whole section have been completed


10) The back passage of Line 22

The Houtong section (Chentougang-Fangcun) has a total length of 12.6 kilometers, all of which are underground lines, with a total of 4 stations. The vehicle runs at a design speed of 160 km/h.

As of the end of June, 22% of the civil works of the whole section have been completed

 

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Guangzhou Metro, the Municipal Development and Reform Commission, and the Municipal Bureau of Planning and Investment made a response to the issue of the Guangzhou Metro new lines plan.

It also revealed that 9 new lines have been included in the new round of metro lines planning, namely:

Line 26, Line 29, East Extension of Line 10, Line 19, Line 23, Line 27, Line 15, Line 16, Line 37



 

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On August 2, 2022, the "Guangzhou Rail Transit Network Planning (2018-2035)" (hereinafter referred to as the "Planning") began to be publicized. The Municipal Planning and Natural Resources Bureau and Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. held a briefing meeting to review the "Planning".

This round of "Planning" builds an urban rail transit system for Guangzhou consisting of high-speed subways, express subways and regular-speed subways, with a total scale of 53 lines and 2,029 kilometers.


The "Planning" forms an urban rail transit system consisting of high-speed subways, express subways, and regular-speed subways, with a total scale of 53 lines and 2,029 kilometers. Compared with the previous round of planning, 30 lines and 1,004 kilometers have been added.

High-speed Metro Lines : Line 18 and 22 are extended from north to south, and Line 17, 28, and 37 are newly added, with a total of 5 lines and 452 kilometers.

Express Metro Lines: New Lines 24, 25, 26, 27, and 29, with a total of 11 lines and 607 kilometers.

Ordinary-speed Metro Lines: Encrypt the line network in the central city, create a relatively independent network for the Nansha sub-center, build a rail framework in the peripheral city, and introduce 10 rail lines in Foshan, Dongguan and other surrounding cities, with a total of 37 lines and 970 kilometers.

Guangzhou Rail Transit Network Planning Route List

No/ Route Functional level /Starting point End point / Mileage (km)

1 Line 1 Ordinary Speed Subway Xilong Guangzhou East Railway Station 18.5km
2 Line 2 Ordinary Speed Subway Jiahewanggang Guangzhou South Railway Station 31.8km
3 Line 3 Express Subway Airport Beihaigull Island 73.3km
4 Line 4 Ordinary Speed Subway Huangcun Nansha Passenger Port 59.3km
Line 4 Double Line Rapid Subway Pazhou Jiaomen
5 Line 5 Ordinary Speed Subway Jiaokou Huangpu Passenger Port 41.7km
6 Line 6 Ordinary Speed Subway Xunfenggang Guangzhou Middle School 30.5km
7 Line 7 Express Subway Shuixi Dazhou (Foshan) 41.2km
8 Line 8 Ordinary Speed Subway Jiangfu Seaside 67.5km
9 Line 9 Express Subway Tanbu High Increase 28.4km
10 Line 10 Ordinary Speed Subway Xilong Gaotangshi 34.8km
Branch Line of Line 10 Normal Speed Subway Guangzhou Iron and Steel New Town Foshan 4.0km
11 Line 11 Ordinary Speed Subway Guangzhou Station Guangzhou Station 43.2km
12 Line 12 Ordinary Speed Subway Xunfenggang University Town South 37.6km
Twelve Branch Lines Normal Speed Subway North of University Town Chenbian (Guangzhou Automobile Base) 6.0km
13 Line 13 Express Metro Chaoyang Xinsha 61.5km
14 Line 14 Express Metro Guangzhou Station Dongfeng 66.5km
15 Line 15 Ordinary Speed Subway Jiaomen Jiaomen 38.8km
16 Line 16 Express Metro Xintang Station Licheng North 39.1km
17 Line 17 High-speed subway Luogang (Knowledge City) Zini (Foshan) 53.7km
18 Line 18 High-speed subway Shiliu Chung (Zhongshan) Huacheng Street (Qingyuan) 131.4km
19 Line 19 Ordinary Speed Subway Xisan (Foshan) Huangpu Station 33.5km
20 Line 20 Ordinary Speed Subway Jiangnan Lingnan Square 47.8km
21 Line 21 Express Metro Tianhe Park Guanggong Huali College 70.5km
22 Line 22 High-speed subway Airport North Station Nansha Passenger Port (Dongguan) 101.3km
23 Line 23 Ordinary Speed Subway Chishajiao Xintang Avenue 46.6km
24 Line 24 Express Metro Guangzhou North Railway Station Lijiao 44.3km
25 Line 25 Express Metro Longxi (Foshan) Huangpu Passenger Port 39.3km
26 Line 26 Express subway Taihe Lanhe (Foshan) 59.5km
27 Line 27 Express Subway Xinhe Jiangnan (Dongguan) 49.5km
28 Line 28 High-speed subway Fangcun (Foshan) Xintang Avenue (Dongguan) 50.2km
Branch line Xintang Guanggong Huali College (Huizhou) 30.0km
29 Line 29 Express Metro Huadu Square Huangpu Station 62.3km
30 Line 30 Ordinary Speed Subway Guangzhou Avenue Middle Education Park 22.0km
31 Line 31 Ordinary Speed Subway Dongyong Town Nansha Wetland Park 47.0km
32 Line 32 Ordinary Speed Subway Information Technology Park Lanhe (Foshan) 32.5km
33 Line 33 Ordinary Speed Subway Qingsheng East Tanzhou (Foshan) 19.6km
34 Line 34 Ordinary Speed Subway Helong Technology Valley Golden Circle 27.1km
35 Line 35 Ordinary Speed Subway Dongjing Huadong Bus Terminal 26.0km
36 Line 36 Ordinary Speed Subway Fengcun Yongli Road 22.5km
37 Line 37 High-speed subway Guangzhou East Railway Station Liangkou (Xinfeng) 85.6km
38 Line 38 Ordinary Speed Subway Lianxi Avenue Sixteen Chung 37.8km
39 Line 39 Ordinary Speed Subway Datian Logistics Park Jiahe Wanggang 14.1km
40 Line 40 Ordinary Speed Subway Changping Petrochemical 15.0km
Branch line Ordinary speed subway Yonghe Yongning North 7.0km
41 Line 41 Ordinary Speed Subway Guanxi Airport Economic Zone 20.6km
42 Line 42 Ordinary Speed Subway Aotou Conghua Passenger Station 21.0km
43 Line 43 Ordinary Speed Subway Dongsha Industrial Park GAC Base 30.8km
Foshan and Dongguan introduce 10 lines (sections) to Guangzhou 57.3km


Total Length (cross-city routes are only counted within Guangzhou): 2029 km




Guangzhou Metro Network Plan (2018-2035)
 

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new railway station being built in guangzhou :love:

 

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Construction of the eighth pure electric cruise ship begins


Guangzhou Blue Dolphin Cruise Co., Ltd. recently started construction on the 402-seater Pearl River Cruise pure electric cruise ship at Yinghui Shipyard. This is the 8th pure electric cruise ship of the Pearl River Cruise.


At present, 4 pure electric cruise ships for the Pearl River cruise have been completed and put into operation in Guangzhou, and 2 more are expected to be put into operation before the end of September of 2022.

The ship built this time is the 8th pure electric Pearl River cruise ship in Guangzhou. The ship is an all-welded steel catamaran, positioned as a high-end tourist ship, with a design of 402 passengers, a total length of 49.9 meters, a total width of 14.5 meters, and a depth of 3.2 m, draft 2.2 m, design speed of 10 knots, pure electric propulsion with lithium battery, and sufficient domestic sewage receiving facilities, which can achieve low noise and zero emission during navigation; the streamlined design of the ship is taken from the agile posture of dolphin swimming With a blue appearance, it highlights the dynamism and vitality, and has a distinct recognition. After the ship is completed, it will operate in the waters of the central urban area.



2021-10-24, The "Prince" pure electric power cruise ship started operation in Guangzhou, which is currently the world's largest pure electric power cruise ship with the largest approved passenger capacity, and it is also the largest inland river pure electric power cruise ship in China. It adopts the most advanced equipment and technology in China. The "Prince" cruise ship has 486 passengers seats and can operate for 10 hours after charging for 4 hours. It is estimated that it can save about 180 tons of fuel every year, and can reduce about 530 tons of carbon dioxide emissions, about 30 tons of carbon monoxide, and about 180 tons of nitrogen oxides.





















 

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Guangzhou's first batch of hydrogen energy sanitation vehicles begins operation

On August 8, 2022, 24 hydrogen fuel cell sprinklers drove out of the new hydrogen refueling station of Xinhai Energy, marking the official operation of the first batch of hydrogen energy sanitation vehicles in Guangzhou.

The 18-ton hydrogen energy sanitation vehicle put into use this time is equipped with a 60KW fuel cell engine, which was independently developed by Guangzhou Xiongtao Hydrogen Heng Technology Co., Ltd. The volume power ratio of this engine is 410W/L, and the mass-power ratio is 405W/ kg, the engine system efficiency is greater than 48%; the sanitation vehicle system uses a 40KW graphite stack, which was developed by Shenzhen Xiongtao Hydrogen Technology Co., Ltd. The volume power ratio of the graphite stack is 3.5KW/L, and the designed service life is Over 20,000 hours.

The hydrogen energy sanitation vehicle can be filled with hydrogen in 4-8 minutes and can operate continuously; the fuel cell engine has high specific energy, high power density and long cruising range; high energy conversion efficiency, the highest efficiency can reach 60%; Temperature resistance, can provide timely sanitation work guarantee power in winter. In addition, it has obvious environmental protection advantages. The last thing produced by the combustion of hydrogen energy is water, which can achieve zero pollution.

The battery membrane electrode is the core component of the hydrogen energy vehicle engine. "The battery membrane electrode converts hydrogen into electricity and water, so that the hydrogen energy vehicle can run smoothly." The relevant person in charge of Hongji Chuangneng Technology (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. told reporters that now Guangzhou has realized the localization of fuel cell membrane electrodes. , Industrialization. "In 2021, Hongji Chuangneng achieved the production and sales of 1 million membrane electrodes, ranking first in the country, accounting for half of the country's production, breaking the foreign monopoly.

The 1,500-ton annual high-purity hydrogen project of Guangzhou Petrochemical has been put into operation this year. It is expected that by 2025, more than 20,000 tons of special-purpose vehicle energy will be supplied to meet the needs of 5,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses.






 
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