Back to the past LRT

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In addition to the island tramway, HKT proposed to construct a “light rail tramway” in the New Territories in summer 1978, but eventually the KCRC opened its first routes in summer 1988.

Tracks laying at south end of Lung Mun Road in 1987

Unloading of first car 1004 at Tuen Mun depot in October 1987

Car 1004 after the First Ride ceremony Lung Mun Road on 10 December 1987.

Commissioning ceremony for new Kawasaki LRVs on 21 February 1992

Banners, Signs & More

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In this column we show you signs, banners and advertising, most are visible to the public…

這裡會向大家展示不同的橫額和標語,大部分在街上可以見到。

The old tram stop signs are gradually phased out – important stops now have these new big signs to help with passenger information (Lars F. Richter Photo)

舊式電車站牌已經被取代,新站牌對加強乘客資訊有很大幫助。

Whitty Street Depot (Lars F. Richter Photo)

Work Safely & Silence! Whitty Street Depot (Lars F. Richter Photo)

An old spot (should be the only one) inside the depot

這個相信是現存唯一的早期電車站牌。

(Photo: Joseph Tse)

Destinations display board at Happy Valley Terminus

跑馬地總站的電子目的地顯示屏。

(Joseph Tse Photos)

as seen on many crossing in Tuen Mun (Lars F. Richter Photo)

MTR 1001

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Tuen Mun (MTR) 1001 in line 761P arriving Ping Shan Station.

輕鐵列車1001號 (行走761P線) 抵達平山站。

Photo: Joseph Tse (2-AUG-2009)

MTR 1097

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Tuen Mun (MTR) 1097 in line 615 passing the light rail depot in Lung Mun Road.

輕鐵列車1097號 (行走615線) 駛經龍門路近屯門輕鐵車廠。

Photo: Joseph Tse (29-DEC-2007)

MTR 1202

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cab-less Tuen Mun (MTR) 1202 in service (line ?) on Fung Nian Road.

拖卡輕鐵列車1202號 (路線不詳) 駛進豐年路車站。

Photo: Joseph Tse (29-DEC-2007)

MTR 1081

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Tuen Mun (MTR) 1081 on line 615 in Tai Tong Road.

輕鐵列車1081號 (行走615線) 駛進大棠路。

Photo: Joseph Tse (29-DEC-2007)

Tuen Mun (MTR) Fleet List

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  • 1001-1070 Comeng 1988*
  • 1071-1090 Kawasaki 1992
  • 1091-1110 Goninan 1997
  • 1111-1132 Gonian 2009
  • 1201-1210 Kawasaki 1992 (these are motor cars without cabs and thus can not operate alone)

*at least one of the earlier cars has since been scrapped (after 1999): probably car 1013 (which had an accident in 1994)

Few refurbished Phase 4 partly outlining in Phase 3 in the depot (Joseph Tse Photo)

  • 1001-1070 澳洲Comeng (1988年製) *
  • 1071-1090 日本川崎 (1992年製)
  • 1091-1110 澳洲Goninan (1997年製)
  • 1111-1132 中國製澳洲Gonian (2009年投入服務)
  • 1201-1210 日本川崎1992年製 (其中10架為拖掛列車,無駕駛室)

*1013號於1994年發生意外後退役,估計已經拆毀

LRT 1009:  T.V. Runnacles Photo (Phase 1, 9-SEPT-1989, Long Yat Road / Castle Peak Road)

LRT 1086: Lars F. Richter Photo (Phase 2, 9-APR-1999, Fung Nin Road / Castle Peak Road)

LRT 1097: T.V. Runnacles Photo (Phase 3, 16-NOV-1997, Lynwood Court / Tin Shui Wai)