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Kolkata Trams

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Address: Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata 700069, India
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+91 90888 88894
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With a capacity of 24 - 53 and equipped with a television and FM radio, the...

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 and how its age-old trams, means of transport that are still existing only in this part of India, are adding to the commuters' woes.

There have even been talks of doing away with old tram cars for good and redesign the city's traffic network.

However, trams are still plying in Kolkata and measures are being taken to resuscitate the 133-year-old Calcutta Tramways Company.

Take a ride in one of these AC or Non AC trams early morning this week and get a taste of old Kolkata's magical heritage.

Call or email Trips & Tours to book your seats. You can book the whole tram if you wish.

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Antique transport

Just a antique attraction of transportation of kolkata city and easy and affordable for the common people

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only City in India where Trams run..so take ride with your family, friends, who ever is with you..and definitely you will feel great..

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B'lore
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

if in Kolkata, riding the tram is a must. a trip unlike modern day transport in a nostalgic place like Kolkata. the ride are slow to better enjoy the sights, hop off when you see interesting places to explore off the main tourist magnets.

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Jersey UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ancient, regular, cheap, fun, unique, good routes.... How many places in the world have got such aged, battered looking but great modes of transport? Why wouldn't you ride a Calcutta tram??

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a antique attraction of transportation of kolkata city and easy and affordable for the common people

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved ctaching the trams in Kolkata. Not only are they extremely cheap and useful form of transport but their vintage trams are like riding a slice of history, and a great way to tour the city very cheaply. They add so much character to a city that is full of character.

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Timbuktu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A ride on this vintage transport is a must during mid-day as the rush is less, though you may have to wait forever as there are no specific timings. Esplanade would be the best place to catch one since all trams terminate there. You must have a lot of time to spare for this adventure trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only city in India where the tram runs is Kolkata. Whoever visits the city must hop on once to go into yesteryear. Although there are a few newer trams also which feel really cute. In the old trams you will typically have 2 compartments. The front one shall have fan while the latter one won't. So there is a... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tram is a historical vehicle of kolkata.....I don't forget the jorney of it....it is pretty slow but riding on it is a historical momment.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got a chance to see trams in India when visited the Kolkata. It was an amazing experience to travel in it. The city of kolkata is a city of various upgraded transport system. It runs in the heart of the city. I got it while going to Kali Ghat Temple.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's a historical ride of Kolkata. running from 1873 in 25 route with 125 trams in operation. You can enjoy a historic ride with your friends and use it for your daily ride requirement.

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