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    Enjoy AC Tram ride in this summer

    For booking 8697733318 New

    Tram is now Classless w.e.f 15.08.2012

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    Enjoy AC Tram ride in this summer

    For booking 8697733318 New

    Tram is now Classless w.e.f 15.08.2012

  • Latest Topics

    Enjoy AC Tram ride in this summer

    For booking 8697733318 New

    Tram is now Classless w.e.f 15.08.2012

Bus_Routes_Modification

Bus_Routes_Modification

Bus_Routes_Inaugurated

Bus_Routes_Inaugurated

Notice

Tram service in route no. 1,2, 4, 11 & 12/1 resumed from Belgatchia Depot on and from 23.02.2017 afternoon.

Suspended Tram Service from Belgachia Depot temporarily

Suspended Tram Service from Belgachia Depot temporarily

Jagadhatri Puja-2016

Jagadhatri-Puja-2016

Kali Puja Parikrama 2016

Kali-Puja-Parikrama-_2016

Puja Parikrama-2016

Puja-Parikrama-2016

Notice

Tram services on route no. 24 and 29 will remain suspended on and from 08.08.2016 until further order.

The last date for submission of the bid for the Belgachia depot of the CTC has been extended

The last date for submission of the bid for the Belgachia depot of the CTC has been extended to 19th August, 2016 (Friday) till 4 pm

Site Visit & Pre-Bid Notice 1

Site Visit Notice Pre-bid Notice

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Timeline

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Feb 24, 1873
First Tram runs in Kolkata (Horse drawn) from Sealdah -Armenian Ghat 3.9 km.

Nov 20, 1873
Discontinued.

Nov 1880
Tram Service restarts with metre Gauge Tram in the route Sealdah-Bowbazar- Dalhousie- Armenian Ghat with Horse drawn Trams.

Dec 20 1880
The company CTC formed and registered in London.

1882
Steam Engine driven Trams introduced.

1900
Electricity powered trams introduced in Kolkata taking power from own power station at Nonapukur.

1905
Electricity powered trams introduced in Howrah.

1922
Bus operation started. Discontinued later.

1927
Own Power station at Nonapukur closed down. Power taken from CESC then onwards.

1943
Linked with Howrah on 10.02.43.Total track length spreading over Kolkata & Howrah at that time was 68 km.

1952
State Govt. formed an act giving 15 yrs time to take over the management

1960
CTC had a fleet of 450 tram cars.

1967
CTC British management flees without paying salaries. Govt. takes over the responsibility.

1969
Total track length was 70.74 km (excluding depot & termini)

1970-71
Howrah section closed (Bandhaghat-25.10.1970 & Shibpur 05.12.1971)

May-1973
Nimtala Ghat route closed on 07.05.1973. The route length was 62.09 km

1974
Behala Loop was added on 08.8.1971) & Ballygunj loop was added on 23.11.74

1976
Ordinance passed taking over all assets of CTC Howrah loop was added on 03.01.1976.

1978
Act passed and Govt took over Tram tracks from Bhowanipur to Birla Planetorium was removed on 01.12.1978.

1979
A loop at Birla Planetorium was added on  04.7.1979.

1981
Bowbazar- Sealdah route was closed on 31.3.1981. Armherst St & Mirzapur St. routes were added on 01.4.1981 Tram routes along Bentinck St from Esplanade to Lalbazar were discontinued on 13.9.1981.

1982
World Bank Loan 80 Tram Cars inducted. Steel body Tram introduced.

1985
Manicktala to Ultadanga  route was added on 17.4.1985

1986
Behala to Joka route was added on 31.12.1986

1992
Esplanade to Birla Planetorium loop was closed on 03.5.1992

Nov-1992
Bus service re-introduced with 40 Buses

1994
Howrah Bridge & HWH Station loop was closed on 20.3.1994

2003
Subtraction of  tram lines from Gariahat depot to Gariahat Jn. 15.07.2003 Subtraction of Behala to Mominpur Subtraction of tram lines encircling BBD Bag Laldighi

2008
New look  polycarbonate sheet fixed tram introduced.

25.5.2011
Behala – Joka route closed. Total route length was 57.17 km.

2013
Introduction of AC Tram.

2014
Inauguration of Exhibition Tram- “ Smaranika”