Tuesday, December 11 2018

September 28, 2018

Indian railways launched rail heritage digitisation Project in collaboration with Google

New Delhi-Indian railways launched Rail Heritage Digitisation Project in collaboration with Google arts & culture.With over 151,000 kilometres of track, 7,000 stations, 1.3 million employees and 160 years of history, the Indian Railway is one of the most celebrated railway networks in the world. Bringing this journey to the forefront, Google Arts & Cultures new online collection is a story-telling marvel, and will make Indias rich rail-heritage and legacy digitally accessible to people in India around the world. The 75 online exhibition, 3500 images and 200 videos, will offer an in-depth exploration of the sights, sounds and significance of Indias railways. Heritage routes with a 360-degree panoramic view of iconic railway stations, including Kalka-Shimla, Nilgiri Mountain Railway Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and Kangra Valley Railway. The exhibition will also bring alive the lost stories and heroic efforts of people like the track-man, station master, and workshop engineers, to celebrate their contribution.