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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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I waived my hand and the driver stopped Tram on the main road itself. A slow moving train covers... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Hitesh C
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New Delhi, India
A tour to Kolkata history

Well Kolkata is a place which has good history. Trams are example of those they run with pride... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
apoorv k
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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
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I waived my hand and the driver stopped Tram on the main road itself. A slow moving train covers almost 40% of Kolkata.

Thank Hitesh C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Well Kolkata is a place which has good history. Trams are example of those they run with pride carrying a lot of history with it.

Thank apoorv k
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Kolkata's tram is a very comfortable transport for the peoples..I suggest whenever anyone come to kolkata just travel by tram atleast once

Thank bishalprasad17
Reviewed 29 August 2017

for enjoying real authentic kolkata experience you must take once tram.it is one of the oldest type transport system in kolkata.tram are slow but give awesome feeling of tour

Thank jonesharma29
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Now a days u will not find trams accept Kolkata. Kolkata is heritage city. And trams are it beauti..

Thank Rakesh s
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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 15 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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 30 July 2017

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
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soumyanaskar179
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
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soumyanaskar179
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.
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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
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