Tramways Of Hong Kong, The: A History In Pictures


by Waller, Peter

Tramways Of Hong Kong, The: A History In Pictures

Price:  US$22.44   (SGD31.17*)
Format:  Paper Back, 96 pages
Published:  2018, Hong Kong, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789887792857
SB#:  062508 (171)

About This Book

For more than a century, trams have plied their trade along the northern coast of Hong Kong Island. During that time, they have witnessed the transformation of the local economy from a colonial backwater to the massive financial centre that is the modern city. Today, Hong Kong trams still provide a vital public service, carrying vast numbers of passengers daily to and from their work or shops, and Hong Kong is one of the few places in the world where it is still possible to ride on the top deck of a double-deck tram. This album explores the history of the tramways of Hong Kong Island through the 20th century. Drawing upon a fascinating selection of photographs, most of which have never been published before, it traces the evolution of the streetscape over that period.


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