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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Ngong Ping 360 is the cable car in Hong Kong that links Tung Chung to the Tian Tan Buddha, located high atop on Lantau Island.
The Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island is a major tourist attraction in Hong Kong, but the crowds visiting it are only a recent occurrence, despite the statue being completed back in 1993. So why didn’t many tourists visit it?
Despite the small number of railways located in Hong Kong, with the majority less than 40 years old, there are still a decent collection of abandoned lines, stations and tunnels. Lets start with the oldest…
The majority of the MTR lacks complicated lineside signalling, but thankfully for a railfan the East Rail line has a much more interesting system, based on British practice. So what makes it tick?