Kolkata Tram - An Iconic Identity of the City
Since its first run nearly 150 years back, Tram is an inherent part of the history of Kolkata. Although the need for speed and the lack of road space compelled the government to close many tram routes in Kolkata, unlike other metro cities of India, we did not wipe it out. Kolkata still is the only proud owner of the tram system in India.
The future of Kolkata tram looks promising as well. In today’s world where electric mobility is the new economic mobility, we already had our tram with us for more than a century. Tram is a perfect example of electric mobility that is a sustainable and environment-friendly mode of transport to reduce the level of pollution.