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'Why do we need to be in a mad rush all the time?'

In an Independence Day Special series, Rediff.com celebrates India through the lives of her people. Today: Ashok Kumar Mondol, who drives the tram, a timeless Kolkata classic. Kolkata is the only......

How Kolkata's iconic trams plan to stay afloat

Two decades ago, Calcutta Tramways Company, which operates Asias oldest functional tram service, stepped out of its dedicated segment to launch a bus service. However, as the new venture only......

How Kolkata trams are getting a new lease of life

Reopening of closed tram routes is on top of the mind of the authorities Colonial-era charm of trams is being revisited in the city with air-conditioned tram cars being lined up and closed routes......

Why West Bengal is lagging behind other states

For the Bengal government, there is no alternative to revising user charges and also creating a strong industrial base, rues Ashok Lahiri In March 2014, before the Lok Sabha elections, Professors......

Ride an AC tram, get a taste of old Kolkata!

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......

West Bengal to raise Rs 3,000 cr from 'idle' govt land

The cash-strapped West Bengal government plans to unlock idle land in prime locations, owned by various state-run transport agencies, to raise needed revenue. The state Cabinet has approved a......
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Tram-spotting in Kolkata

Discover Kolkata from the window of one of its most antique modes of transport - the tram Over the past two decades, the city fathers of Kolkata... ...

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