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Kolkata Trams

Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700069, India
+91 90 88 888894
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Type: Public Transportation Systems, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Only city in India to continue running trams. A great mode of transport to enjoy the flavours of colonial Kolkata. A definite must do in itinerary of tourists visiting the city .

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Shillong, Meghalaya, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Tram in Kolkata has been there for decades and is the only city in India to still have trams running. It is a great way to relax and enjoy on the stretches along Red road, Fort william and adjoining areas after hopping on from Esplanade, besides others. Minimal fares give you great pleasure. You must enjoy a Tram ride... More

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Bhilai, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

In India only Kolkata has the facility to travel by Trams. It is wonderful experience to travel through trams in Kolkata but if you have a lot time as the trams take long time to travel from one destination to other. Yet it is an amazing experience to travel.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Travelling in tram foremost in our must-to-do activities in Kolkata.Just experience the thrill,fun and enjoyment of travelling in it.Hopped in tram from Esplanade and literally enjoyed the ride.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Kolkata is the only city in India that has an alive tram network. The network is however poorly maintained and many important routes have been closed down either due to increasing traffic or to make way for metro. The existing tram network is very scattered and slow as many trams run late due to heavy traffic. Streetcars are not very... More

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Cochin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Meant for local people only. In India Trams can only be seen Kolkata. The Trams can be seen everywhere in the city. People who are driving must be careful.

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KOLKATA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A hillarious experience you will have if you come down to Kolkata and have a tram ride.Just go for it and you will enjoy.Choose a nice route and travel the route by tram and you will find some weired peace.Happy journey folks..............

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is best things to see that a tram is still in use. Make u feel like u r in old days. Do travel in tram. This is a dream come true.

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Bangalore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was one of my childhood dreams. Travel in the tram ! It is just like a train, but slow moving. It moves on tracks similar to trains. The seating is just basics. But they have huge ceiling fans. The rates are cheep. It was fun to watch them move and travel in that. Please note that it moves slow,... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The tram has been a part of Kolkata's rich heritage. From the one that runs near the Maidan.....the serene green ambience to the busy streets of Kolkata.....vendors shouting & selling wares............. to the small lanes of North Kolkata...........Its like a journey through a fairly tale.....A must if one wants to take the true essence of Kolkata.

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