Tuesday 23 February 2016

Hong Kong Tramways

Hong Kong Tramways launches the TramOramic Tour offering visitors and locals a fascinating encounter with the city aboard a unique 1920s’ style heritage tram.

Hong Kong Tramways (“Tramways”) held a ceremony at Whitty Street Depot recently, celebrating the launch of the TramOramic Tour – Hong Kong’s first-ever sightseeing tram tour abroad a 1920s’ style heritage tram. The ceremony, attended by more than 100 guests, marked a major new Hong Kong tourism initiative and a significant milestone for the city’s iconic tramways.
The highlight of the TramOramic Package is an amazing 1-hour trip aboard a unique and elegant 1920s’ style tram with an open top upper deck. As the journey passes through the city streets, authentic Hong Kong stories and sites of interest are narrated to passengers via personal headphones in eight languages. The tram features an on-board video comparing past and present Hong Kong and a heritage corner with old pictures and genuine tram souvenirs.
The package also includes a 2-day pass giving unlimited free access to the Tramways’ regular service to deepen Hong Kong’s exploration and seven thematic journey maps for self-guided tours to interesting sites along the tram lines.
The TramOramic Tram features a 1920’s style tramcar with an open top upper deck and a vintage cabin lower deck.

Timetable & routes

The TramOramic Tour departs 6 times a day, 365 days per year, travelling along the busiest Hong Kong spots, between Western Market Terminus (Sheung Wan) and Causeway Bay Terminus, and swinging through the Happy Valley loop. 

TramOramic Tour itinerary map.

Example of Thematic journey map for self-guided tour.