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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
Phone Number: +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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This is one of the unique transport system in kolkatta and one has to take a ride in this to get the real feel . I loved it.though it is slow....

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Trams in Kolkata are the most oldest form of transport in Kolkata.. it was started by the British people and now run and managed by CTC.. I had a great fun and experience by having a ride..

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Farakka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had this fascination to ride a tram from my childhood. I did once when I came wity my fathervto kolkata for the first time. But don't remember much clearly. However this time I took to the tram after many years. Its a great ride. The only tram system in india. It might not be air conditioned, it might be... More 

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The heritage of India which can only be seen in Kolkata. Though it takes more time than other vehicles to reach the destination but safe and memorable.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the unique transport system in kolkatta and one has to take a ride in this to get the real feel . I loved it.though it is slow....

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kolkata Trams are one of the British legacies which still runs. Many routes have been stopped and tracks removed. One travelling to Kolkata can take a ride. The suggestive ride is Esplanade to Kidderpore. On this route, one can enjoy.

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Thank Sanjay J
Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a one off a kind experience. slow , very slow. All locals . fit for the city speed. Only found in Kolkata so it should be experienced. it is only in a limited area. Good for experience but it is time killing. yes quite cheap.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this kind of Trams are rarely seen fully operative. you can travel almost every part of Kolkata by trams. it is cheap transport.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled just once in a tram and noticed that the seats for the ladies were at the back of each of the tram-cars. The conductor came and took our Rs. 5 for the journey and told us when we'd arrived at our stop. Whilst there are special stops assigned for the trams, we were advised by the locals that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Trams is considered as Kolkata's heritage. It runs Kolkata streets a various locations. It is one of the best way to experience Kolkata if you have lot of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A best heritage delight in the city of joy. Must travel when you are at Kolkata. Old is gold. Slow and calm vehicle of 2 boggy takes you to the heart of city and in all traffic areas. The overhead electricity wires and the track on the main roads are built years back and nicely preserved.

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