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Address: Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700069, India
Phone Number: +91 90 88 888894
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Description: With a capacity of 24 - 53 and equipped with a television and FM radio...
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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I boarded a Tram in Manicktolla area of Kolkata and went upto BBD Bagh.First impression of the Tram was unimpressive.The Tram had two carriages and both were rickety with worn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Radhakrishna K
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Mysore, India
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Jorhat, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Tram journey is really facinating. one must travel in the evening. it is a slow mode. But the pleasure is splendid. very crowed city. travelling along with taxi,bus, private cars, tanga(hand driven) scoters,Bike etc really gives a kick to all. board it from Esplanade (New market area) and travel towards Tollygaunge. Enjoyable

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I am not sure why people outside kolkata are so excited to see trams in Kolkata. Let me tell you there is nothing to see and its going to be a big disappointment.There are other better attractions in kolkata

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Do not take my rating as a transport option...tram is very slow and u will only get an wooden hard seat...but this sis the pride of Kolkata and Kolkata should maintain it for visitors and tourists..it still gives a touch of british and old kolkata...

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Mysore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I boarded a Tram in Manicktolla area of Kolkata and went upto BBD Bagh.First impression of the Tram was unimpressive.The Tram had two carriages and both were rickety with worn out paints.It had two big ceiling fans of Raj era.But the ride was pleasant. Moving around the city and that too in the middle of the road was fantastic.The ticket... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A tram ride in kolkata can be joyous only if u r taking it for fun else in these busy days of metro and all it could seem a little daunting in the traffic of kolkata. But take the ride on Maidan and its amazing. Brings you down the memories of childhood...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The trams were started long ago during the British times.Trams r our pride as its here only we have trams in the whole of India.The ride is the trams is very cool in winters and during rainy season,n in the evening during summers.Many bollywoods movies r shooted here,but every second bengali film has a tram scene in their film.These r... More 

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Kalyan, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A must ride in Kolkata after Metro. older than the young metros, Kolkata Trams are world famous after San Francisco's. A giant fan is very big. Tram sounds, it is very much old. Any vehicle can comes in the route of Tram, sill driver has his patience. Its a rocking experience in Kolkata. Probably you need to know where the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Personally I like to travel by that.It gives a vintage touch to the city.Don't miss it you can see it only here in the country.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The trams are very poorly maintained but it is the experience of traveling in one that is unmissable! One of the last towns in South Asia to still have trams. There is a tram tour that runs too which on may opt for.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Nice to journey and remember the old era of kolkata. these type of trains are only here in india. so a different expeiernece and one time should go

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