Google & Ministry of Railways Join Hands to Showcase Indian Railway's History on Google Arts & Culture
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Ministry of Railways has collaborated with Google for bringing the history of Indian railways on Google Arts & Culture. This new project will portray the journey of Indian railways along with its architecture as well as its connection of railways within the country. Moreover, 'The Railways- Lifeline of a Nation' project was revealed at an event that held at the National Rail Museum in New Delhi. Facebook Security Breach: Here's How You Can Check If Your Facebook Account Was Hacked.

Talking about the project, the Google Arts & Culture online collection is a hub for digital storytelling, which will make Indian railway's heritage digitally accessible to all the people, not only in India but also across the world. With more than 160 years on history, the Indian Railways has over 1,51,000 kilometres of track, 7,000 stations, 1.3 million employees.

Google Arts & Culture project will offer an exploration of various sights, sounds and significance of the Indian railways along with more than 100 online exhibitions as well as 3500 plus pictures. The Railway Ministry also aims to relive the lesser known stories of people like trackmen, station in charges and workshop engineers that will underline their contribution to the Indian railways. Google Pixel 2 XL Prices Slashed Ahead of New Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL Global Launch.

This project will also exhibit about 22 Indian station that includes Varanasi, Howrah, Secunderabad, Coimbatore, Bengaluru and New Delhi. With Google Arts and Culture, users across the world will be able to explore more than 50 cultural institutions and over 250 World Heritage sites on the official website as well as mobile application.

Amit Sood, Director, Google Cultural Institute, said, "Google is committed to preserving and breathing new life into artistic and cultural treasures around the world. The extraordinary heritage, history and culture of Indian Railways is truly fascinating, and a treat for both the young and the old. This initiative is all about the iconic moments, the heritage, and the making of Indian Railways, which today is the backbone of the country in many ways. It’s an honor to partner with the Ministry of Railways and more institutions to bring India and the world closer to the rich legacy of Indian railways.”