The much-loved mode of transport has a storied history in Hong Kong, but it has faced a fall in passengers amid competition and the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
The much-loved mode of transport has a storied history in Hong Kong, but it has faced a fall in passengers amid competition and the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
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Fare rises the cost of preserving heritage

  • It will cost more to ride Hong Kong’s historic tram system, but few people will complain as the cheap form of transport needs sufficient revenue and new opportunities to keep on track

The much-loved mode of transport has a storied history in Hong Kong, but it has faced a fall in passengers amid competition and the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
The much-loved mode of transport has a storied history in Hong Kong, but it has faced a fall in passengers amid competition and the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
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