Track Railways on Google Maps

Indian Railways schedules on Google Transit

Internet gaint Google after its successfull implementation of Bus Transit Schedule to its Google Maps application, now geared up for Indian Railways schedules.

Indian Railway Schedules 

Sources have revealed that Google has added Indian Railways schedules on Google Transit as well as other updated public transport information for eight Indian cities. Google Transit, a feature in Google Maps, which helps one plan public transport trips, is available on Android or iOS device, as well as on desktops.

Metro Train and Bus Routes

Cities like Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune can get the updated details for Bus and Metro routes. The latest updated will bring the users information for around 12,000 trains too.

How to use Google Transit?

To use Google Transit, one can type the destination into Google Maps, click on the “Get Directions” button and then select the “Public Transit” icon to find which metro, train or bus options are available. Google Maps will then display door-to-door directions to the destination with the public transport options available including walking directions to and from transit points.

Trains route and schedule for Indian Railways on Google Map
Preview of Trains from Bengaluru to Hubbali in Google Transit (Click to enlarge) 

“Google Transit is part of our effort to make Google Maps more comprehensive, accurate and useful for millions of people around the world who take buses, trains, metros or trams to their next destination,” said Suren Ruhela, director, programme management, Google Maps.

Source: The Financial Express

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