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Travels 2011 – Kolkata (Fleet Overview)

Updated DEC 2020 with the help of the excellent fleet list supplied by Sagnik Gupta (Thank you!) This my attempt to compile a fleet list of the CTC. Various sources have been used. My trip to Kolkata in February 2011 has allowed me to make personal oberservations (we visited all depots and I took photos Read More

Travels 2011 Kolkata (Report)

Note: this post was first uploaded in 2011 – we have updated it at the end of 2020… (follow the link at the bottom to go to the photo sections) – a very nice e-magazine was published in early 2021 dealing with all aspects of the Kolkata tramway: http://www.traintrackers.com/railcanvaz/railcanvaz3.html Another year, another exotic location, another travel report: I’ve Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part III

Last day (Day 5): those fires again (amazing how quite the streets still are at 7:30am – if only I had forced myself to get up this early every day… on the next visit for sure) #634 in Lenin Sarani (route 22) #270 in Lenin Sarani (route 25) #270 (we arrived in this car here) Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part II

Images Day 4 #603 in Lenin Sarani (route 1) – in the morning they burn rubbish and leaves in the gutter…. #603 same location (how different it looks if one does not “shoot” into the sun) #215 in Lenin Sarani (route 17) #218 ditto (route 5) – the newest car body (already with some “injuries”)… Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part I

Images taken on day 2 #715 at Esplanade (route 1) #637 in Syed Ali Amir Avenue near Park Circus Depot (route 25) #498 Gariahat Depot #276 at Kalighat Depot (on the unnumbered shuttle route to Tollygunge) #264 Tollygunge Depot #686 #686 #262 leaving Kalighat Depot for Tollygunge Day 3 #711 at Esplanade (route 12/7) #429 Read More

Travels 2011

This photo review has now been uploaded again as many of the photos had been “lost” when we moved the content from another blog server some years ago. We have even added some more material for many of the visited systems – enjoy! Februar – Kolkata/Kalkutta (IND) (we have published a number of separate Kolkata Read More