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Smaranika Tram Museum

6, Sido Kanhu Dahar, Maidan, Esplanade, Kolkata, West Bengal 700069, India

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About Smaranika Tram Museum

Trams were the lifeline of the city for a very long time before the advent of modern-day technology that brought about metros. The museum was inaugurated in 2014 and also goes by the name of ‘Smarnika’ which means remembrance. The museum truly pays homage to trams and to the memories of thousands of people who traveled every day in trams and still do.



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