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Address: Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700069, India
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+91 90888 88894
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With a capacity of 24 - 53 and equipped with a television and FM radio, the...

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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Ride on a tram

It's good fun and it's a part of the Kolkata heritage.A ride around the maidan area is an absolute must. Can catch a glimpse of the Victoria memorial, Eden Gardens & race course.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Devjani G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's good fun and it's a part of the Kolkata heritage.A ride around the maidan area is an absolute must. Can catch a glimpse of the Victoria memorial, Eden Gardens & race course.

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Thank Devjani G
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our old memorise, road and train tracks in same place. it's good experience. i loved it. trams.

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Thank anandraj8_6
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great gift of the British Era. If u r a visitor try to catch it in the afternoon time for maximum enjoyment, as this is the time when they are comparitively empty.

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Thank neelamlegal
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kolkata and its tram has a different charm. The first place to have tram, kolkata which acutually gives you a historical feeling. Just loved the ride amidst the crowded city.

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Thank ReetaKarki
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1---- Trams in Kolkata is truly heritage transport. 2---- It's the cheapest transfer,But at the same time Very slow. 3---- Though it is slow but we personally experience To sit in "Tram" gives us olden times feeling & While getting down from them gives smile on Face. 4---- condition of Trams in side is very bad ,If Management can improve... More 

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Thank Jasmina S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kolkata trams are famous all over India... Anyone visiting Kolkata, must have a ride of trams... They move very slowly on the roads that one can catch them while they are in motion and also can get down without it being stopped.... Even fare is very cheap... Seriously they are centre of attraction of Kolkata city.

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Thank Sahil T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best experience in Kolkate. I am suggest all of viewers to journey trams between Esplanet to Shyambazar.

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Thank Amit P
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CTC, Calcutta Tramways Company is operating the trams in India. Though lot of routes were cut short and only few of them are operational now, we could see all status of people using this mode of transport. It is pollution less, pedestrian friendly, cheap and comfortable. These trams run on 550V DC with single line on top and rails as... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the road tracks and overhead cables, trams (called Cable Cars in San Francisco, US) are a heritage sight in Kolkata, as unique as yellow can ambassadors..the regular traffic of buses, cars, 2-wheelers and pedestrians stop on the middle of the road, when a tram crisscrosses the road..and top of all a national highway cuts across, near places like Bose... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a way, Trams define what kolkata is. Its old, rickety, slow, chaotic, may be a bit dirty too, but you would enter with a smile and get off with a smile and would want to have more of it for just that feeling... Truly a Symbol of the City of Joy.

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