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Kolkata Trams

Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata 700069, India
+91 90888 88894
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Its Funny ride

We went to raom around Kolkatta and had great feeling to travel or sit in Trams. After searching a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Santosh J
Mumbai, India

i wanted 2 visit tram once dat 2 only how it looks for photographs visited it at night on d way... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Delhi, India
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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 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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Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata 700069, India
+91 90888 88894
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to raom around Kolkatta and had great feeling to travel or sit in Trams. After searching a bit, we reached where trams were running. It was evening peak timing and believe me we could walk faster than tram. However, the feeling of travelling...More

Thank Santosh J
Reviewed 3 days ago

i wanted 2 visit tram once dat 2 only how it looks for photographs visited it at night on d way back 2 hotel saw it ran for it sat for 5 minutes took many photos just loved it it is a culture old thing...More

Thank mayankgupta26
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kolkata trams is a unique and romantic way of transportation in Kolkata only.it is gifted by the British Empire who ruled india over 300 years.it is run by electric now and having 2 coaches.but during British reign it was pulled and carried by the horses.

Thank Rabnawaz A
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have been in Kolkata and not got a local tram ride, then you will miss the nostalgia of Kolkata. Now UNESCO has certified it as one of the world heritage. You can get a tram ride from Esplanade Tram Depot. Also you you...More

Thank Souviksinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kolkata Trams can be almost coverage in Kolkata. These trams are slow moving buses similar to a wagon of train. You can even catch these trams while shopping being its slow movement.

Thank Sammer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was extremely happy to see the tram route between Tollygunge to Ballygunge reopened for operations when I visited last month to Kolkata. This is probably the cheapest way to travel the city. Even cheaper than auto rickshaw. The Ballygunge to Tollygunge route was shut...More

Thank stantp1916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its the most effective way of the "go Green" campaign. A perfect way to save the environment. Kolkata is the only city in India where tram plies. .It would give u a majestic feeling.

Thank Avishek C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I think this is existed as heritage car of Kolkata & nothing more than that. It starts its journey during British period. But nowadays it creates only traffic jam due to numerous high speed cars & buses are on the street.

Thank Sabyasachi123
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Kolkata is only city in India where Trams run. It's an unusual experience and memorable. Great to have taken a ride.

Thank shivshankarsingh
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My childhood is associated with this vehicle .. thought it was a train running in roads... with time , its has become a slow vehicle misfit for today's fast world , but still retains in charm . Calcutta should fight to keep it alive ,...More

Thank AbirBanerjee
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Patricia D | Reviewed this property |
We only used the tram once during the day and they seemed to run every 10 minutes approximately. I don't recall an air conditioned tram but maybe they do exist. We saw fans in the tramcar and perhaps this is what you mean... More
20 January 2017|
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Response from samirganguli | Reviewed this property |
Possibly due to the preparations going on due to Republic Day march past. Should be open after 26th January 2017.
John S
29 January 2016|
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Response from Dr A. K. C | Reviewed this property |
There is no railway station at Bagdogra but at New Jalpaiguri near Bagdogra. Many trains are available from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Darjeeling Mail is a good train. But please reserve your berth in advance (to and fro) to... More