Hong Kong Tramway books

CM Fung, IDJ and HF have compiled a list of books which contain information about the history of trams in Hong Kong.

HF: I have added a useful, brief synopsis and review of some of the books provided by the http://www.orientalmodelbuses.co.uk/ website linked below. These also tell you whether the book is in English, Chinese or is bilingual.

  1. Hongkong Tramways, RLP Atkinson + AK Williams, Light Railway Transport League, London, 1970
  2. Tramlines: The story of the Hong Kong tramway system,  Martin Barnett, SCMP, 1984
  3. Trams: Hong Kong Trams: A Close-up Guide, B Arenz, Pacific Century Publishers, 1998
  4. Hong Kong Trams: Hongkong Tramways – 100 Years, Mike Davis, DTS Publishing, 2004
    Synopsis and review
  5. Early Hong Kong Transport, Cheng Po Hung, HKU, 2009
  6. Sedan Chair to Jumbo Jet: An Illustrated History of Transport in HK, F Davies Bonham Books, 2010
  7. A Centenary Date with Hong Kong Tramways, Eric Lee, Tramric Product & Design Ltd, 2012
    Synopsis and review
  8. Amazing Ding Ding, Joseph Tse and Ricky Lau, Cosmos Books, 2012
    Synopsis and review

This article was first posted on 28th November 2014.

See: http://www.orientalmodelbuses.co.uk/

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