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Google Maps add Indian Railways to its Transit feature

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New Delhi : An American multinational technology company and world's largest search engine Google on, May 12, 2015 announced the addition of Indian Railways schedules as well as updated public transport information for eight Indian cities to Google Transit, which will allow users to check schedules and routes across eight cities in India.

Google Transit, a feature in Google Maps which helps you plan your public transport trips quickly and easily, is available on Google Maps on your Android or iOS device, as well as on desktop. 


"Today’s update will now allow you to see information for 12,000 trains, as well updated details for bus and metro routes from Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune, " Google said in a statement.

“We hope that the addition of the Indian Railways schedules pan India and updated information for eight cities to Google Transit in India will make it a little easier to plan your next trip,” Google Maps director programme management Suren Ruhela said.
 

Google Maps offers public transportation schedules for more than one million transit stops globally in 2,800 cities including New York, London, Tokyo and Sydney.

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.



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