Google search Indian Railway schedules before commencing your journeyMay 12, 2015 18:31
Google has announced the addition of Indian Railway’s schedules and updated information about the public transport in eight Indian cities to Google Transit. The update will now allow people to get information about 12,000 trains, and updated details of bus and metro routes from Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune. These cities have a great number of travelers who depend on Indian Railways for their travel needs.
Google Transit is a feature in Google Maps, which helps people to plan public transport trips quickly and easily. “Google Transit is part of our effort to make Google Maps more comprehensive, accurate and useful for millions of people around the world who travel in buses, trains, metros or trams to their next destination,” Suren Ruhela, director, program management, Google Maps said. “We hope that the addition of the Indian Railways schedules of pan-India and updated information for eight cities to Google Transit in India will make it a little easier to plan your next trip,” he added.
Presently, Google Maps has public transportation schedules of more than one million transit stops worldwide in 2,800 cities, including New York, London, Tokyo and Sydney. The addition of Indian Railways schedules in the Google transit will be helpful in a great extend to know and plan the journeys.Updated information for eight cities about Indian Railways can also make the efficiency of the transport company more accountable. After the present government came into power many people-friendly policies have been taken for the betterment of Indian Railways.