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Kolkata Trams

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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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USELESS LIABILITY

Its a total useless part of the city and so called intellects declared it a heritage. A total mess on the road by such trams. Used by people who have all the time in the world to... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
anandbhatter
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kolkata
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kolkata
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141 reviews 141 reviews
40 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Its a total useless part of the city and so called intellects declared it a heritage. A total mess on the road by such trams. Used by people who have all the time in the world to waste

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Makes you feel living in the previous time Although I won't actually happen after u step out from it I'll find the same d roads with same people I'll not be able to change your destiny with its help

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Havelock, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Ancient but still running. This will be the best 6 rupees that you will ever spend. Bounce, bump, glide along the old electrified rail line before it fades into history.

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Padua, Italy
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370 attraction reviews
494 helpful votes 494 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

These have to be the worst maintained trams in the world but you just have to ride one . Its taking your life in your hands but its a wonder these old dears are still running. Cheap to get around on , quite uncomfortable but an iconic mode of transport in this city of Joy.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very travel friendly but need to have the time as runs very slow. Two classes mostly 1st and the 2nd but its preferable in the 1st class and also in the window seat so that you can travel and enjoy the city of joy.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

kolkata is wonder place to see different attraction to visit their religious place and something new to learn and earn culture and dressing sense

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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517 reviews 517 reviews
170 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I like trams. I think they add a lot to the character of a city. Many cities in Europe still operate trams though very few in Asia. Hong Kong and Calcutta are Amon the few that do. While Hong Kong has maintained the standard of their trams, Calcutta's trams are beaten, run down rattle-boxes but they still have some old... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Frankly, if you want to get a taste of transport heritage, you should avail tram. Slowmoving. electrically driven vehicle that can take you for a wonder tour thru the main roads of Kolkata.

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Udaipur, India
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48 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Its a unforgettable experience of Tram.The speed is very slow,but covers almost Kolkata...its must to ride...very cheap at rates...nice

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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98 reviews 98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A lovely ride on a winter morning around the city of joy! It's heritage and a must-do at least once!

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