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Trams in Kolkata

I believe Kolkata is the only city in India to have trams.
Gothic Crows and Colonial Madness in Kolkata

November 8th 2004
From Varanasi we took the train to Kolkata (Calcutta). We stayed in the Super Guest House, thinking it was the one as mentioned in the 'Lonely Planet'. Turns out there are 3 Super Guest Houses in the same area (and ours wasn't the one in the guidebook)! It pays to get mentioned in the 'Lonely Planet'! Sudder Street, where we stayed is a veritable soap opera of comedic proportions - Greasy-ha ... read more
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13th April 2011
Trams in Kolkata

Trams in Kolkata
Yes, Kolkata maybe the only city in India to have trams AT PRESENT! Mumbai also had trams once upon a time, double-decker trams too, but these were discarded because they were causing too many traffic disruptions.

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