The best way to experience Hong Kong? Climb aboard one of its iconic trams

By Hiufu Wong, CNNUpdated 12th June 2014
Emmanuel Vivant, director and general manager of Hong Kong Tramways.
Emmanuel Vivant, director and general manager of Hong Kong Tramways.
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Hong Kong Tramways route
Hong Kong Tramways route
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Sometimes, a tram "station" is just a sign on the side of the road.
Sometimes, a tram "station" is just a sign on the side of the road.
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Riding the tram is easy. Find a station, then decide whether you're heading "Eastbound" or "Westbound."
Riding the tram is easy. Find a station, then decide whether you're heading "Eastbound" or "Westbound."
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Car numbers are randomly assigned. Number 120 is the oldest tram in operation.
Car numbers are randomly assigned. Number 120 is the oldest tram in operation.
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One of two 'party trams' awaiting hire.
One of two 'party trams' awaiting hire.
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