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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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the tram system of kolkata is nice and good the tram is also connected with the station sealdah and many more places it is a another life line of kolkata

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is very old but yet some new trams are introduced. You can travel from esplanade to college Street. Also from ballygunge to khidirpur. It's a nice journey. It's slow but you will enjoy it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

the tram system of kolkata is nice and good the tram is also connected with the station sealdah and many more places it is a another life line of kolkata

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have ample of time to ryde a vintage trip then you should try tram in Kolkata. Kolkata tram run by the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC). On 30 September 2014, a tram functioning as a museum opened to the public and displays the history of the tram system.Recently, two trams were completely renovated to world-class standards with front and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tram in Kolkata started running from 1873 when it was the capital of British-India. A must ride attractions if you are visition Kolkata. It runs slowly on the busy streets of the most crowded areas of the city. So avoid it if you are in hurry to reach the destination.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's good fun and it's a part of the Kolkata heritage.A ride around the maidan area is an absolute must. Can catch a glimpse of the Victoria memorial, Eden Gardens & race course.

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Thank Devjani G
Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our old memorise, road and train tracks in same place. it's good experience. i loved it. trams.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great gift of the British Era. If u r a visitor try to catch it in the afternoon time for maximum enjoyment, as this is the time when they are comparitively empty.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kolkata and its tram has a different charm. The first place to have tram, kolkata which acutually gives you a historical feeling. Just loved the ride amidst the crowded city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1---- Trams in Kolkata is truly heritage transport. 2---- It's the cheapest transfer,But at the same time Very slow. 3---- Though it is slow but we personally experience To sit in "Tram" gives us olden times feeling & While getting down from them gives smile on Face. 4---- condition of Trams in side is very bad ,If Management can improve... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kolkata trams are famous all over India... Anyone visiting Kolkata, must have a ride of trams... They move very slowly on the roads that one can catch them while they are in motion and also can get down without it being stopped.... Even fare is very cheap... Seriously they are centre of attraction of Kolkata city.

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