In a primary of its form, Kolkata is all set to get a tram library, a prime official stated on Wednesday. The specifically designed tram library could have books and magazines, together with these on aggressive examinations such because the civil companies, WBCS, GRE, or GMAT with a purpose to entice readers from numerous academic establishments alongside its route, West Bengal Transport Company (WBTC) managing director Rajanvir Singh Kapur stated.
The tram library, which can be inaugurated on Thursday, will journey commonly between Shyambazar and Esplanade, traversing 4.5 km via the town’s training hub — School Avenue, Mr Kapur stated.
There are no less than 30 academic establishments alongside or close to its route, together with the Calcutta College and Presidency College, Scottish Church School, Hindu College, Hare College and the Calcutta Women’ College.
“The tram library, being introduced by the WBTC that oversees India’s only functional tramways, is a special tram with books, magazines, which can be read while travelling on the tram,” Mr Rajanvir Singh Kapur stated.
The tramcar may even have free wifi and can assist passengers learn e-books other than laying their palms on books within the library, he stated, including that the gathering can be up to date commonly.
“We are also planning book reading sessions, book launches and literary festivals in the tram library in the future,” the official stated, terming the mission as a dream come true that may give a brand new dimension to the town’s electrical tram service, which is in existence since 1902.