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Hong Kong’s Peak Tram resumes service

(01 September 2022, 11:08 +07)
Dating back to 1888, Asia’s oldest funicular, the Peak Tram in Hong Kong, has returned to service after a nearly HK$800 million upgrade. The Peak Tram, a popular tourist attraction as well as an important mode of transport for locals, suspended service at the end of June 2021 so that service could be improved.

Now the Peak Tram once again transports passengers to and from the Peak, with a redesigned tram, terminus ushers and improved facilities.

The new Peak Tram dons the classic ‘Peak Tram Green’, a nod to its heritage and to previous generations of 20th century trams.

Asia’s oldest funicular, the Peak Tram in Hong Kong

It offers a 75% increase in capacity, carrying 210 passengers, and its larger windows provide stunning panoramic views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline.

In addition to the modern design of the tram, the tram terminals have been renovated and now offer a more engaging experience for passengers with five zones.

Upon entering the central terminus, visitors are greeted by the Eye of Infinity, a 10-meter tall sculpture featuring an ever-changing play of light that embodies Hong Kong’s spirit of ascension.

Go Wild At The Peak showcases the diverse wildlife found at the Peak with an enveloping, fully immersive video experience.

The centenary history of the Peak Tram since 1888 comes to life in dynamic experiences at The Beating Heart, An Icon is Born and Once Upon a Tram.

A round-trip adult ticket now costs HK$88, nearly 70% more than in June 2021 before the upgrade began.

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