As a continuation of Amazing Ding Ding, Amazing Ding Ding II relies heavily on diagrammatic illustrations and couple of extraordinary pictures.
a renowned transport expert with the authors, at the Western Market terminus
An amazing comparison view showing two 201″s” – the left one specially produced for the Ocean Park – Old Hong Kong (香港老大街) since mid-March 2012. As to the right “201”, it’s a temporary works car renumbered from car 100 in autumn 1989 and generously supplied by T.V. Runnacles.
Despite the mistakes such as the glazed upper deck-end hopper vents (should be panelled) and a painted out window in front of the staircase (should be blank panel) on the replica 201, it generally reveals a typical two classes tram with a single front staircase in the 1950s.
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.
a well-known free newspaper in HK commented ‘Amazing Ding Ding’ as ‘encyclopaedia of HK trams’.