Google has updated public transport information in Google Maps that now offers Indian Railways schedules for 12,000 trains on Google Transit in eight Indian cities. This helps you plan your public transport trips quickly and easily, says the company. Google Transit has also been updated for bus and metro routes from Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.
Commenting on updated Google Transit, Suren Ruhela, Director, Program Management, Google Maps, said:
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. 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.
When you are look for directions and select Public Transit in maps, you can find which metro, train or bus options are available. It will display door-to-door directions to the destination with the public transport options available including walking directions to and from transit points.
Google says that Google Maps has public transportation schedules for more than one million transit stops worldwide, in 2,800 cities including New York, London, Tokyo and Sydney.