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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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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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Heritage since it has been serving Kolkata since British times with less impact at present

Trams are a major attraction for kids as these slow moving trains transport people from one end to the other . In the recent times the trams have been eliminated from a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Trams are a major attraction for kids as these slow moving trains transport people from one end to the other . In the recent times the trams have been eliminated from a lot of parts of Kolkata with new and improved systems being adopted . However the experience in a tram can be pleasing as you can easily get up/... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cheap mode of heritage and leisure travel in case you have some extra time and comfort is not the utmost priority.... Good scenic beauty if you travel through Maidan Area.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The only city in India to reflect a reminiscence of th colonial era, also the cheapest mode of transport available in Kolkata without any doubt as the ticket starts from just 5 rupees. Although it is not spread over the entire city. Nevertheless a tram ride across Maidan on a rainy day is a must. It still has the ability... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Indian old heritage has it saying that trams are fun and it is really fun to travel in it with just 20 km/hr speed you will cruise inside the city. Only few countries has this facility and India is one among it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was a kid, I used to read about trams in Kolkata. So when I actually saw one in front of me (though it was extremely rickety and poorly maintained), I couldn't stop myself from taking a short ride on it. And it is indeed an experience in itself. No doubt there are better modes of transport available in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once upon a time, I used to travel by tram frequently. After a long break I boarded a tram in Kolkata. Early tram in Kolkata had fans inside the first compartment, with relaxing wooden chairs. Now few trams converted air conditioned for Kolkata city tours. Tram moves through the busy city roads. It is a slow transport in comparison to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique experience to sit in a train to travel by road. NO jerking like bus, so comfortable than bus. But slow moving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you want the real kolkata feel , u should take the tram ride ! u visit cal and u dont take the tram , the journey remians incomplete

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In India kolkata is also know for its tram. A train which runs on road. At time it was decided to stop running trams in kolkata because of financial loss because of it. But later decided to continue its movement because of its heritage resemblance in of this city.

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were super-excited to travel in a tram, as we had only read about one until we visited Kolkata. Very cheap means of travel. And slower than the slowest cycle I feel! We wondered how people even afforded to spend so much time when they travelled in a tram.

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