Kolkata Fleet – Update (2013)

In 2013 CTC introduced the first of the new “single bogey (or coach)” (they of course mean bogie tram or 4 axle tram – as opposed to regular articulated bogie 6 axle tram they usually use) trams. The body is longer than those found on the other trams.

No. 630A was probably rebuilt from original car 630 from this series (like all recent rebuilds using the electrical and mechanical parts of the donor tram and simply putting a new fibre-glass body on it):

600-659 (JM6s) “N” Burn & Co.1982-83 (trucks and electrical equipment ex “J/K/L@”)
@ 1 car ex “J”, 35 cars ex “K” and 24 cars ex “L” (all re-numbered into this series)

Here is a video of it we found on Youtube:

And these interesting articles about this new class of tram:

http://caravanmagazine.in/lede/joy-ride

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-12-25/kolkata/35999064_1_tram-kolkata-streets-class-system

A second car numbered 603B (with a slightly different body) has now appeared and this one is airconditioned:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/slideshows/spending-lifestyle/enjoy-kolkatas-heritage-with-an-ac-tram-ride/slideshow/19609582.cms

Cairo, Heliopolis, Helwan and Alexandria – Youtube

We have now uploaded some video slideshows to Youtube. Prints or JPEGS of most (not all!) images are available… – send us an email if you are interested.

  • Alexandria City Trams – Part 1 (non-Duewag cars)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=537NlN9cxVU&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria City Trams – Part 2 (Duewag cars 800-830)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14dXhKhXlAI&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria City Trams – Part 3 (Duewag cars 831-869)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0fhoTCghq0&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria City Trams – Part 4 (Duewag cars 870-900)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geaHovEijG0&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria Ramleh Interurban Trams – Part 1
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_AnKULEvck&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria Ramleh Interurban Trams – Part 2
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikkkt3dGMDU&w=560&h=315]
  • Alexandria Ramleh Interurban Trams – Part 3
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hie12U2AufM&w=560&h=315]
  • Cairo City Trams – Part 1
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWXxVvNQyUg&w=560&h=315]
  • Cairo City Trams – Part 2 (class 6000 cars)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGqSdav5bMY&w=560&h=315]
  • Cairo Trams – Helwan System (more class 6000 cars)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dnyXN4jLMY&w=560&h=315]
  • Cairo Trams – Heliopolis Interurban
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1gWvnwTBrk&w=560&h=315]
  • compilation – Egypt Trams 2011
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIwJcTJylFs&w=560&h=315]

Kolkata 2011 – Youtube

We have now uploaded some video slideshows to Youtube. Prints or JPEGS of most (not all!) images are available… – send us an email if you are interested.

  • 2011 images taken by Daniel Joseph (animated by Eric Bronsky)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0miJ8QC6kLw&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at B.B.D.Bag Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOTKxK0-A2g&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken on Behala – Joka line (showing both termini)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlpT2C_VQnc&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Belgatchia Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KntN8mdhaPE&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Bidhan Nagar Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaaUjty36no&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Esplanade Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La0l8JmhhTk&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Galif Street Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFBOzh1G41I&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Gariahat Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncfb7tjm6NA&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Howrah Bridge Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyqjboGCusI&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Kalighat Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDbiq63aEwk&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Kidderpore Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oyUfwv5EDw&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken in Lenin Saranio
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=el_TdGp3dqM&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Nonapukur Workshops (and outside)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3qhF-GM-pc&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Park Circus Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBp-I6aqJ5k&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Rajabazar Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whmjOb3n3OE&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Shyambazar Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrCwUqVs438&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at Tollygunge Depot Terminus
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9QLe-fwpm8&w=560&h=315]
  • 2011 images taken at various locations away from the main tram termini
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAn0f-gVn6g&w=560&h=315]
  • compilation – 2011 images taken at various locations
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2p8kbYTMWA&w=560&h=315]
  • 1970s-90s images (historic images from our 35mm slide collection)
    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbeJyFuwvIE&w=560&h=315]

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