Hongkongers queue in their droves for the last chance to ride the city’s fifth generation of Peak Tram carriages before they are taken out of service. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers queue in their droves for the last chance to ride the city’s fifth generation of Peak Tram carriages before they are taken out of service. Photo: Nora Tam
Tourism

Hong Kong Peak Tram’s final day before lengthy closure draws hundreds, many queuing for hours for swansong ride on classic carriages

  • Tram’s burgundy carriages are being decommissioned under HK$700 million upgrade that involves shutting the attraction for six months
  • Hundreds queue on Sunday for farewell rides on the burgundy carriages, which have ferried nearly 140 million up and down Victoria Peak since 1989

Hongkongers queue in their droves for the last chance to ride the city’s fifth generation of Peak Tram carriages before they are taken out of service. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers queue in their droves for the last chance to ride the city’s fifth generation of Peak Tram carriages before they are taken out of service. Photo: Nora Tam
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