Check Live Train Status On Google Maps: Step By Step Process Explained

Rohit Kulkarni

Rohit Kulkarni

Apr 06, 2024

Ever since its launch, Google Maps has entered our lives and become an integral part of our lives, especially the one outside the chambers of our abode.

Check Live Train Status On Google Maps: Step By Step Process Explained

Google Maps’ Live Train Tracking Feature 

Now with the same app, we can also track our trains. All one has to do is download the latest version of the app, open it and enter the destination station, and tap ‘Direction.’

Next step is to click on the ‘Train’ icon and choose the route with a train icon. Tap the train name for real-time status. The feature provides seamless travel updates and is especially ideal for long train routes.

Google Maps, with the live train status feature, truly stands out in providing the users with real time information when it comes to the train arrival times, schedules, delays, and more. This allows the commuters to seamlessly access the crucial information within the app.

This feature was developed by Google in collaboration with the ‘Where is My Train’ app, which was acquired by the Mountain View headquartered company.

Users, in India’s dynamic transport landscape, can stay informed about their train journeys, reinforcing Google Maps as a comprehensive solution for efficient and up-to-date navigation.

How to Check Live Train Status?

Thanks to the mix commute suggestion, user can now plan journeys from home to the destination station and back with these new features.

To check the following live train status, please do the below steps after ensuring that the latest version of Google Maps in installed in your phone: 

  • Have a stable and reliable internet as well as an active Google account.
  • Go to Google Maps and enter your destination station in the search bar
  • At the screen bottom, there is a ‘Direction’ button, tap on that.
  • Between the ‘Two-wheeler’ and ‘Walk’ option, there is a ‘Train’ icon. Click on the train icon.
  • Tap the train name to check live status (works for long routes only).

Adding an unparalleled convenience to travel planning, the integration of Google Maps with the live train status takes the game to whole new level.

From schedules to delays, commuters can effortlessly track their train’s real-time information. Inclusive of the new mix commute suggestion feature, this enhancement empowers the users to visualize their entire journey seamlessly. 

Making travel more accessible, efficient and simple, Google Maps continues to empower users with their travel experience.

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