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Watch in pics: 140 year old public transport of India, Trams

New Delhi: The trams were introduced by the British in the 19th century. A tram is a rail vehicle that runs on tracks in urban streets. It is shorter in size than the rail. It

India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 17, 2014 7:15 IST ]
watch in pics 140 year old public transport of india trams
watch in pics 140 year old public transport of india trams

New Delhi: The trams were introduced by the British in the 19th century. A tram is a rail vehicle that runs on tracks in urban streets. It is shorter in size than the rail. It runs on electricity thus saves fuel costs.


Tram transport was first introduced in Madras in 1895.

These were then introduced in Kolkata, Mumbai, Kanpur, Delhi.

The transport system has almost faded in all these cities except Kolkata.

Let's explore this 140 year old vintage era transportation system in pictures:

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