Google India under an initiative with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to provide Google Maps users information on Delhi Metro train schedules and routes. The information to be regularly updated will be made available through Google Transit, a dedicated service that allows users to plan a trip using public transportation system and can give information on train timings, station locations, frequency of service, time taken for travel and ticket fares.
E Sreedharan, Managing Director-Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said 93In line with Delhi Metro92s vision for a people-centric public transport system, we have launched several initiatives that will help commuters better manage their travel time, transfers, and make more informed transport decisions. The collaboration with Google is another step in this direction to make it even more easier for the public to plan their trips with transit information on Google Maps94.
Manik Gupta, product manager of Google Maps and Local, Google India said 93Google Transit’s goal is to make public transport information easily accessible and useful. With just a click on a station, metro commuters can get information about timings, stations, passing lines, frequency of service etc. As Delhi Metro becomes the favored public transportation for thousands of commuters every day, this service will help attract new commuters and help existing commuters to discover new routes.94