PNR Status

Check PNR Status

What is PNR Status?

PNR stands for "Passenger Name Record". PNR is a 10 digit unique number which is generated automatically when a train ticket is booked and saved in the database of the indian railway reservation system.

PNR contains all the details related to the passenger and his Journey which where provided by the passenger during the booking of the train ticket such as Passengers Name, age, gender, train number, journey date, boarding station, reservation station, berth etc.

Tickets that are booked from railway reservation counter or window conatians PNR number on the top left side of the printed ticket, however if you book ticket online through IRCTC website you can receive your PNR number and journey details through text messages on your registered or provided phone number and email id.

Where is My PNR Number Mentioned on the ticket?

The PNR Number can be easily located on the train ticket. It is a 10 digit number that is mentioned in the PNR Section of the ticket. The PNR no. can be found on both the ticket that is booked either through official IRCTC website or ticket counter.

For the tickets that are booked online, the PNR number is sent on the mobile number.

Why do we need to Check PNR Status?

Since PNR conatins important Journey Details, it also conatains the reservation booking status that need to be checked frequently in order to know the current status or position.

Some time if the ticket is not confirmed we can use this PNR Number to check online current booking status to know weather the ticket is confirmed or not and if confirmed then what is the seat Number and Coach is alloted.
However the tickets that are booked online throught irctc provide updates on the passengers mobile number.

How to Check Current PNR Status For Railway Ticket on Mobile Live on

To check current PNR Status online of your ticke just visit this site Indian Train Statuson your mobile or pc from anywhere and under the check your booking pnr status section just enter your 10 digit pnr no and click on the get pnr status button.You will be dispayed with your current pnr status.

You can also enquire about your PNR status by Just dailing 139 from cellular phone and follow the steps that are provided.

To receive PNR Status on mobile just >> Tap on message box >> Type PNR <10 Digit PNR Number> and SMS to 139 or 5676747.

For example if your PNR number is 1234567890 Then Type in below format:

PNR 1234567890

and send this SMS on 139 or 5676747.

What is PNR Prediction?

PNR Prediction is a latest feature that helps the passenger to predict the chances of confirmation of thier ticket based on analysis of past PNR status.

For more information related to railway enquiry pnr number or irctc pnr status checking online visit on indian railway goverment website The train pnr no status check or pnr inquiry can also be done throught sms from your mobile phone also you can dail 139 from your mobile for railway pnr no check or any indian train enquiry. Further pnr tracking can be done on irctc online or indian railway goverment website ntes train enquiry(national train inquiry system) online.

Some Important Abbreviations realted to Indian Railway and PNR Status

RACReservation Against Cancellation
WLWaiting List
RLWLRemote Location Waiting List
PQWLPooled Qouta Waiting List
TQWLTatkaal Qouta Waiting List
GNWLGeneral Waiting List
SLSleeper Class
3AAC 3 Tier
2AAC 2 Tier
1AFirst Class AC
GNGeneral Qouta
DFDefence Qouta
LDLadies Qouta
HPPhysicalyy Handicapped Qouta