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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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"Heritage" But needs more maintainance.

Kolkata is the only Indian city which maintains such rich heritage. The first tram rolled out on the tracks way back in February 28, 1873. A horse drawn tram system opened in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Jamnagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Kolkata is the only Indian city which maintains such rich heritage. The first tram rolled out on the tracks way back in February 28, 1873. A horse drawn tram system opened in January 1881 after a premature experiment in 1873 and a steam tramway line opened in 1882. Electric trams began plying on March 27, 1902 and by 1921 there... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Now a days more than century old trams runs only in few areas. You you are a visitor n want to ride tram . Take tram from Dharmatala & ride till hasting/Khidirpore. Specially non working day is recommanded. cost is ticket is very less around Rs 5. Possible get d

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Haldia, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Actually i and my 3 friend suddenly catch the tram at running situation. We stay at kolkata for our project but it's first time we are feel kolkata with a slow move at heavy traffic...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you are looking to have a fun ride, as well as experience one of the integral parts of our India's old heritage, then take a tram ride of Kolkata. It is not the fastest mode of traveling by any means, but it is definitely one of those rides, which you won't forget easily, When visiting Kolkata, do take a... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Its really brilliant , a Rs 5 ticket will take you miles , but slowly inside the lovely colonial Calcutta Streets . I strongly urge that the Govt should not scrap this service as it is the only city in India where the Trams are still running . Recommended route ESPLANADE to SHYAMBAZAR . Enjoy

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

the heritage to must exprience when you visit kolkata, the real cultural capitalof india is the only city hwich still operates tram on its roads. A must to expperience and advised to take a trip from esplanade to khidirpur where you can savour the real beauty and the glimpse of victoria memorial.

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

Tram ride is an awesome experience. melbourne have it alongwith few European countries and US. come join the fun and take home some exotic experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Sad to see such a heritage asset being practically ignored. We can have better cars. And potential of tourism is not being exploited fully. Must be improved, especially frequency on holidays.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Trams in Kolkata will be history as very soon we can't see them on roads as in our today's fast life very few people take tram rides.early days in Kolkata majority people took tram rides.so if coming to Kolkata take a tram ride and joy the ride.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Trams r the heritage of our city,kolkata.Its a thing to be proud of and boast.Many bollywood and tollywood movies have been shot in the trams.People visiting our city love to travel in the trams,its gives a pleasant trip during monsoon,as one can see the greenery passing in the rain and having a nice view.these r the best for old and... More 

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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
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)

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