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“quaint old world charm”
Review of Kolkata Trams

Kolkata Trams
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Owner description: 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.
chennai
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58 reviews
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“quaint old world charm”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

A wonderful way to commute in the city. You dont have to worry about the trafffic snarls etc. If only some money i spent on improving the quality of coaches I am sure more people would patronise this wonderful mode of transport.

Visited January 2013
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Heritage ride of Kolkata:)”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Its the only harmless safe Lazy ride in Bz polluted kolkata..
If you're on a holiday in Kolkata,you are having enough time on your hands to travel in leisure..just try Tram ride once to feel the ambiance of heritage kolkata..just take a regular tram from Esplanade and enjoy the ride through the maidan.. It'll be a great experience..i'm sure:)

Visited February 2013
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Dhaka
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“nice”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

a few days ago, i'm back to Dhaka city of Bangladesh after a long trips to India. trams journey was one of the great journey during kolkata tour. i'm enjoyed this and many time traveled kolkata by trams. i like this.

Visited January 2013
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2 Thank As1am
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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10 reviews
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“Nostalgic”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

If you want to experience tram in India its got to be at Kolkata only... leisurely ride....if you have time you would enjoy the ride ... don't expect high in terms of comfort...

Visited August 2012
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“Old is gold”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Very safe - polution free ride. The part thru Maidan offers an excellent view of greener part of busy and otherwise dusty Kolkata. The old type bell ( no electric horn ) - no engine sound - total noise reduction. I liked the ride very much and strongly recommend all visitors to try this .............

Visited December 2012
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