Hong Kong’s Peak Tram back in service
One of Hong Kong’s most iconic attractions is back on track.
The Peak Tram, which travels up Victoria Peak, has reopened.
It spent a year closed during Covid for a majorHK$799m revamp.
It includes a redeveloped terminus and new tramcar interiors.
Asia’s oldest funicular dates back to 1888.
Before the pandemic it carried over six million riders annually.
The return ticket price has increased nearly 70%.
“I hope all visitors will feel it’s worth the price,” said May Tsang, general manager of tram operator the Peak Complex.
“We have to consider the increase in our operating costs and the long-term sustainability of our business.”