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Kolkata Trams

Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700069, India
+91 90888 88894
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If you want to travel like a true Kolkatan would, ride a tram

This is one of the oldest mode of transportation of Kolkata. If you want to spend a memorable day... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leena B
"Tram Nostalgia"

During British rule this transportation was set up in Kolkata. There is a proverb in english, 'Slow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
auroshish c
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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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Trips & Tours | Shop No. 8, Mezz Floor, Esplanade Metro Rail Station, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700069, India
+91 90888 88894
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the oldest mode of transportation of Kolkata. If you want to spend a memorable day at Kolkata, then do not miss a tram ride. Board a tram at Dharmatala or Esplanade (after shopping) and pass through the heritage buildings of British...More

Thank Leena B
Reviewed 1 week ago

During British rule this transportation was set up in Kolkata. There is a proverb in english, 'Slow and Steady Wins the Race'. For tram this is the ideal proverb.Compare to other transportation speed wise tram is slow but the journey is not at all tiring....More

Thank auroshish c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

im a filmy person so i always wanted 2 go only for pics went there at night on d way 2 hotel liked it was happy its low vechile

Thank mayank g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the traditional mode of transportation in Kolkata setup by the British during their rule. Still runs on the streets of Kolkata. A bit slow but great to ride.

Thank mainakbhadra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kolkata trams is a very interesting.Trams is the best journey in the Kolkata city. Trams only two bogge.

Thank amit g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calcutta has become Kolkata n the full form of CTC is Calcutta Tram Corporation. It is not only the only electric tram service in Asia but the only one in India.In this fast moving world trams are no doubt slow,get stuck in traffic jams but...More

Thank Jharna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These trams look like they are about to fall apart. Badly dented and unclean, these trams are an option for commuters in Kolkata. They have a first class and a second class. Try them for fun. If you are a tourist, you might enjoy the...More

Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the only surviving tram in india. it was a great ride to experience the nostalgia and history of such a heritage ride. if you are visiting kolkata a tram ride is a must

Thank Souvik B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kolkatta Trams are British legacy. It is a unique way of transportation in Kolkata. During British reign it was pulled by the horses now these are run by electric power. These are super slow and some time you can walk faster than this. However this...More

Thank GuptaPK7
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Trams are found only in Kolkata. There are 2 coaches in every tram. 1 is 1st Class and the other is 2nd class. The fare of 1st class is more than the 2nd class as there are fans in 1st class coaches. 2nd class coach...More

Thank jyotibhagat7
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Patricia D | Reviewed this property |
We only used the tram once during the day and they seemed to run every 10 minutes approximately. I don't recall an air conditioned tram but maybe they do exist. We saw fans in the tramcar and perhaps this is what you mean... More
20 January 2017|
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Response from samirganguli | Reviewed this property |
Possibly due to the preparations going on due to Republic Day march past. Should be open after 26th January 2017.
John S
29 January 2016|
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Response from Dr A. K. C | Reviewed this property |
There is no railway station at Bagdogra but at New Jalpaiguri near Bagdogra. Many trains are available from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Darjeeling Mail is a good train. But please reserve your berth in advance (to and fro) to... More