Modifications on Post-War Trams 翻新的戰後款電車

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Modifications on Hong Kong trams began in 1974, with adoption of fareboxes in place of conductors (except trailers until they scrapped) and re-position of the staircases.  The period of class distribution has gone.

1974年電車進行大規模翻新,隨著引入收費錢箱和更改樓梯位置,象徵沿用多年的售票制度 (直到拖卡退役為止) 和等級制度成為歷史。

In early refurbishment period, there are different combinations of the trams on their staircase placement. The coloured stripes on tram 15 were designed to make trams more conspicuous in traffic.

電車早期進行翻新初期,車廂內的樓梯曾出現不同組合,15號下層車尾的斜紋,是為了令電車更起眼的標記。

HKT 15: Lennox McEwan Photo / Lars F. Richter Collection (1984, Causesway Bay Loop)

In late 1973, trams are painted in jade green in place of its original dark Brunswick green, the striped sun visors (at the front gate afterwards) were also a signage for other vehicles. The rearside slope fleet numbers might have implemented at the same time.

1973年後期,電車出現以下變化:1)車身由本來的墨綠色改為淺綠色,2)下層車頭前方標上顏色斜紋(後來髹在車門上),以促使其他交通工具注意。而車身側面的樓梯式號碼,估計也是同期出現。

HKT152:  Alan Photo (JUN-1976, Ice House Street/Central)

The small fleet numbers and the straight front staircase, pictured on top, has been abolished, and increasing areas advertising is shown. The side screen remained its original position and a panel concealing the new spiral ones that later extended to the entire fleet.

Another picture shows tram 6 with yellow-and-black striped signs at the front gate. The side screen has been positioned at the back.

上圖的6號細小編號和直梯已被取消,側牌位置不變,最後的車窗亦被封 (遮蔽新樓梯位置,及後全數車隊作相同改動),廣告空間亦增多了。

另一圖的6號,側牌被換到後方,前門髹上黃黑條紋。

HKT 6: Alan Cheung Photo (1980, Statue Square/Central)

HKT 6: Ray McDermott Photo (JUN-1985, Pedder Street/Central)

Same nearside body appearance on tram 127 but the straight front staircase is still visible.

127號側面最後的車窗已被封,但仍然可以見到前直樓梯。

HKT 127: Alan Cheung Photo (1980, Wong Nai Chung Road/Happy Valley)

Due to variation on the modification process, tram 88 with original side screen position and concealed panel at the rearside as well as the vanished inward opening hopper vents, but appeared in a special looking as the screen positioned in the middle of the lower window sets!

由於翻新進度不一,上層前後氣窗和下層最後的車窗被封的88號,出現了這個特別的中間側牌位置。

HKT 88: Gakugeiin-K Photo (Northwest Airlines, 1986, Statue Square/Central MTR)

Tram 26 with white livery and its repainted white inner cabin, whilst tram 37 with the former green inside. The continually removal of the lifeguard tray & gate was implemented on either refurbished or “Post-War” trams (except #120、#28、#128) began in 1987, replaced by bulkhead structure.

翻新後的26號車廂被髹成白色,37號則仍維持原來的綠色。1987年,不論戰後款或翻新電車,都陸續拆除前後欄柵及車底兩端的木條排 (#120、#28、#128除外),車頭車尾以長身/短身鋁板取代。

HKT 37: Harold Stern Photo (EVEREADY永備貓嘜電芯, NOV-1988, Hennessy Road/Causeway Bay)

HKT 26: H.C. Steele Photo/Lars F. Richter Collection (SAPORO, 2-JUN-1990, Pedder Street/Central)

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