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With a capacity of 24 - 53 and equipped with a television and FM radio, the AC and Non AC tram runs four rides daily to the north and south of the city. Each ticket costs includes snacks. A lot is often heard about Kolkata's dwindling traffic system...more
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Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata 700069, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tram services at Kolkata reminds you of Vintage Calcutta. The trams which now ply only in select routes is still the only service in the country. One can visit various tourism places at Kolkata by using the tram.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gp Capt R K D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an out of this world charm n the most eco friendly mode of transport in kolkata.you should try it n u will love it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AYUB J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling by trams was one of the most popular modes of transport in Kolkata. Now only a skeleton service is left and you rekindle old memories. Governor Amolak Rattan Kohli

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the busiest area of Kolkata, it’s indeed a sight, iconic and cherished treasure of Kolkata. Adds lot of character to the city. My kid thoroughly enjoyed the short ride and it’s very cheap as welll.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MohitHanda10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can not find a cheaper mode of conveyance than the tram. You can see people overtaking it as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank adityainc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kolkata Tramways is the oldest in India. In many cities, tram services has been withdrawn, but Kolkata still has the tram service. Though not fast, but it is environment friendly. One can have the good views of Kolkata Maidan while travelling by tram originating from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SSMP_10
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

It is one of the heritage attraction in kolkata, currently only 5% operational of the total system.one should take atleast one ride if you travel kolkata.in india the tram is only operational in kolkata. Govt. Should try to take lesson from foreign country, where tram...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BhaskarBanerjee007
Reviewed 13 December 2018

ELECTRIC TRAM system -in the city -is UNIQUE EXPERIENCE NOT TO BE MISSED if any 1 visits KOLKATA. THERE ARE 2 coaches 1st class( front -with FANS) AND 2ND CLASS (BACK-WITHOUT FAN). pilot cabin is in front coach. Spacious WOODEN SEATS. (1 of its kind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ankan146
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Took a tram from Tollygunj Tram station. At a mere of some 5 rupees And a humble conductor, did a full round and took amazing views and stories forever.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank milesnmeals
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The Trams are the heritage of Kolkata. It represents the old Kolkata which we misses today. The authorities should take care of it very well so that the heritage can be kept for more many days. The best tram ride that I had was from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Soumyajit S
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randeepsp
28 December 2018|
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Response from UnmeshN2 | Reviewed this property |
You may get it from Esplanade, it is the closest.
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purumana
31 July 2018|
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Response from hoosainnarker | Reviewed this property |
No need to book, pay on the tram
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Dhruba B
26 December 2017|
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Response from Kushal360 | Reviewed this property |
Trams are operational in many routes. Special trams are available as well (maybe on occasions). Please refer to their website.
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