Back in October, Google hitched its Street View hardware to a railcar and sent it for a ride along the magnificent Swiss Alps. Five months later the fruits of that effort can now be seen inside Google Maps, and the results are nothing short of a feast for the eyes. Users can partake in a virtual train ride that covers 75.8 miles of the UNESCO World Heritage Albula / Bernina railway line and as we've come to expect, Google provides a 360-degree field of view through the entire length of the trip.

In case you somehow missed the prominent blurb on the Google Maps search page showcasing the Swiss Alps project, the folks in Mountain View have also put together a gallery that rounds up some visual highlights from the journey.