The wait is over: after closing for renovations in April, the iconic Peak Tram reopened for business on July 22. If you’ve got plans to take visitors to ride the 130-year-old funicular in 2020 — or look forward to riding it yourself — it might be worth nothing that this is only the first part of the HK$684 million upgrade project. The second and last part is due to take place in late 2020 for about five months.
The good news is that once this upgrade is fully completed by early 2021, the tram should accommodate 210 passengers in its tramcar rather than 120, while the Lower Terminus will be refurbished both so that it’s more comfortable and offers more queueing room for a whopping 1,300 people. The more, the merrier.
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