A hoverferry at Taikoo Ferry Pier, in Taikoo Shing, in 1980. Photo: SCMP

The short-lived Taikoo Shing to Central ferry service, introduced to ease ‘massive traffic snarls’

  • Inaugurated in August 1980, the service cut travel time from more than two hours to mere minutes but ended just two years later
  • It was introduced to ease congestion but offered ‘no real solution’ to Hong Kong’s ‘massive traffic snarls’
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A hoverferry at Taikoo Ferry Pier, in Taikoo Shing, in 1980. Photo: SCMP
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