Hong Kong Double-Deck tram

Published: 19-11-2008 photo #5018 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Light Rails and Trams    Manufacturer:Unknown    Country:Hong Kong    Year:2008 Contributor:Rene van Dongen

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Hong Kong Tramways is one of the three tramways in the world that have regular operation of double-decker trams (the others being Blackpool, England and Alexandria, Egypt), and is the only system that runs exclusively on double-deckers.

Operated by The Wharf, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong between Shau Kei Wan and Kennedy Town, with a branch circulating Happy Valley. 240,000 residents commute by tram every day. Serving from 1904, it is one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong. Trams in Hong Kong have not only been a form of transport for over 100 years, but also a major tourist attraction.

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