HKT 168 Trial Service Starts! 新電車168正式投入服務

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HKT 168: Joseph Tse Photo (17-FEB-2011, Western Market)

HKT 168 – newly rebuilt in Aug 2010 (ex Millennium body built in 2000) – a new era for Hong Kong Tramways – 168 first day entered into trial service, 17 Feb 2011 (anniversary on wholly-owned by Veolia).

Please refer to the below link regarding the media launch of the new tram, 5-OCT-2010—- SCMP-6oct)

New tram 168 with stunning “HKT 1904” livery, continues its century’s mission, 168 in Chinese pronunciation means “continuing to be rich”. A good start!

168號告別千禧電車歲月,2010年8月被改造車身,今年2月17日正式投入載客服務。換上鮮綠色的自家廣告,延續百年電車的使命,期望電車發展「一路發」!

The first stop of the route, first day of service starts.

新電車168投入服務的第一天,乘客排隊準備登車,正式開展其載客服務。

Photo: Joseph Tse (17-FEB-2011, Catchick Street/Kennedy Town)

The crowded view on 168 tell us the fact – the Company should not worry on passengers no matter the construction of MTR West Line!!

168號載滿乘客,電車公司該不必擔憂乘客量,儘管受興建中地鐵西港島線所挑戰!

Photo: Joseph Tse (27-FEB-2011, Pedder Street/Central)

Tram 168 turn loop, westbound Shek Tong Tsui

新電車168從上環街市轉出,西行往石塘咀。

Photo: Joseph tse (21-FEB-2011, Connaught Road West/Western Market)

 HKT 168: Joseph Tse Photo (25-FEB-2011, Shing Sai Road/Shek Tong Tsui)

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