The famous horse driven Victoria carriages which operated in Mumbai before it was banned in 2015 (citing animal cruelty) are back with a new avatar.
Yes, they are back as battery operated e-buggies.
The service has started from 1st of Sept & people can take leisurely rides across the South Mumbai's iconic buildings and relive the colonial charm.
In phase 1, these will be operating from Gate of India, Ballard Estate, Nariman Point & CSTM.
Victoria were quite prominent mode of transportation in 1890s & has always been associated with this city. There is also a famous hindi movie with the name Victoria no. 203 released in 1972.