West Bengal Transport Corporation introduced WiFi facility in tram cars of Kolkata to make them attractive for the young generation.

The free WiFi service was introduced only in air- conditioned coaches. An official of WBTC said, “We will introduce the free WiFi service to all tram cars within a month, depending on the demand.”

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WBTC Managing Director Rajanvir Singh Kapur said, “The idea of WiFi in trams is to make it attractive for the youth and the tech-savvy.”

The Young Readers' Tramcar and the Tram Library, which have been operationalised by WBTC in the city, would also have the facility of free WiFi service.

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WBTC chairman Rachpal Singh said, “The WBTC has been taking all plausible steps to make trams a choice mode.”