The story of the enclosed top trams dated back the canvas roof and wooden roof fittings, following by the inflow of advertising on tram bodies.
The haulage of tram 12 left Sharp Street at midnight on 20 November 1985. Tram 35 being the hauler, passing outside the HSBC headquarters. On its way to Vancouver for Expo’ 86, approaching Kennedy Town Praya to be swung into the barge so the roads were very quiet for such a big task.
The closure of Sharp Street Depot followed by the last tram 31, officially leaving the depot on 20
March 1989, which the site was redeveloped as today’s Times Square. Another view shows the opening ceremony of the new Sai Wan Ho Depot.
Three trams decorated in British colonial style. Works car 200, in November 1961 for welcoming H.R.H. Princess Alexandra. Car 22 celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977, and car 144 when the Queen visited Hong Kong again in October 1986.