Ding Ding Tram in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Attractions
Introduction to Ding Ding Tram
Ding Ding Tram, as the oldest tram in the world, only can be seen in Hong Kong Island nowadays. It got its name for sending out prompt sound of “ding ding ding” whenever it stops.
There is always figures of Ding Ding Tram in movies or series dramas whenever in need of street shots of 1930s. Ding Ding Tram, once an outcome of the age of metroplis last century, of which driving line is located in the CBD of Hong Kong, runnning through Sai Wan, Sheung Wan, Central Station, Wancha, Tai Koo, Shau Kei Wan and along the bank of Victoria Harbor, has already been a significant cultural symbol of Hong Kong, winning the love of Hong Kong people.
When describing urbanism in literature of the early 20th century, Ding Ding Tram crowded with passengers is often compared with canned sardines. However, most trams was replaced with the development of modern civilization, only be well preserved in fast-paced Hong Kong. It is clear that Hong Kong people have special feelings to the antique.
Passengers who take Ding Ding Tram mostly are rich in time for the tram running really slowly and pit stops frequently. Before get on the tram, better preparing a piece of newspaper or a book, or just looking out the window to feel prosperous Hong Kong.
Ancient Ding Ding Tram are still vibrant. It is not changed from highly polished pathway to carriages of antique style, continuing to witness the history and future of Hong Kong.
Admission Fee: Adults for one-way: 2.30 hkd;
The six main routes:
1.Passengers should get in from the back door and get off from the front door.
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