The city’s “ding dings” run along Hong Kong Island and are one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong, stretching back 118 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
The city’s “ding dings” run along Hong Kong Island and are one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong, stretching back 118 years. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong tram fares to rise to HK$3, a steeper increase than expected, as operator struggles with fall in ridership and shrinking revenue

  • Adult and children fares to rise by 15.4 per cent from July 11, while elderly citizens will pay 10 cents more
  • The much-loved mode of transport has storied history in Hong Kong, but has faced fall in passenger numbers amid competition and the Covid-19 pandemic

The city’s “ding dings” run along Hong Kong Island and are one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong, stretching back 118 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
The city’s “ding dings” run along Hong Kong Island and are one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong, stretching back 118 years. Photo: Sam Tsang
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