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Old 9th October 2008, 00:58   #1
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Default Indian Roadways Path Finder!

Was searching for route info from Bilaspur, Chattisgarh to Indore, Madhya Pradesh. I found this website accidentally & am amazed by the info i got. Must be useful for many fellow T-BHPians who may be poor at navigation like me!

Anyways! Here is the link:
Distance between cities,Shortest path finder

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Great initiative!
Although needs some improvement to be of any real world use.

For once they should provide a feature where they can map the route by only using NHs where ever possible. (or as much NH as possible) rather than routing through some small state roads.
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Can we just make a sticky with all map/way finder sites in a thread?
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In my GPS from satguide, you have a choice to select quickest route or the shortest route. Quickest route always takes NH to the maximum extent and the last leg to small roads. Shortest is as it is - any road which reduces the KM.

I guess map my india also has this feature. Their free online tool normally gives a good route overview. If you do not like then you can always tell the tool to route via a certain place.
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@ rahul,
the link about distance you have mentioned shows shortest distance between two locations. it does not meant that it is drivable road.
i have checked it for baramati-pune route.
the map shows that the shortest dist is baramati-supa-jejuri-phursungi-pune.
actually, baramati-jejuri is direct road of 50 km while map shows it by supa covering 56 km.
jejuri -pune via saswad-phursungi-hadpsar is 50 km while map shows it only 36 km.
map showings and reality are different.
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