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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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Salt Lake City, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

un by the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC). It is currently the only operating tram network in India and the oldest operating electric tram in Asia, running since 1902.CTC owns 257 trams, of which 125 trams are running on the streets of Kolkata on a daily basis.ar manufacturer: England pre-1952; India post-1952. Burn Standard Company in Howrah manufactured numbers 207 to... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Kolkata tram is a tram system in Kolkata, India, run by the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC). It is currently the only operating tram network in India[4] and the oldest operating electric tram in Asia, running since 1902.Its a awesome travel within kolkata

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Mirzapur, India
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Probably the cheapest mode of transport in India or even in world. Kolkata Trams are carrying Heritage on there wheel. Really a good experience to travel on it;

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Nagpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It was the first tram service of India, but now needs a serious overhaul. I boarded the tram with all the excitement but lost it as it started moving. It has been reduced to a tin box running on the rails. Secondly, the gates to the metro remains inaccessible until the opening timings which makes it an overcrowded place. The... More 

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

Kolkata trams is always a charm to watch. it revives childhood of kolkatans. if you are looking for a bona fide journey along with green, give it a try

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Ghaziabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

whenever I visit kollkata #I always enjoy my trip in tram . A best way to travel om kollkata street is tram. Really loving it

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

the trams have two carriages the front is first class. We travelled in the first class compartment (which is definitely not as described) - the seats at the back were allocated for ladies and initially we didn't understand why the local men stodd up and insisted we sat down. Something I doubt would happen here in England! The tram progesses... More 

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

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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