Check PNR Status,Indian Railways PNR Status (IRCTC)

Enter the PNR number for your booking in below box to get the current status. If it shows not found then please make sure that you have entered correct PNR number.

PNR Status Checking

Track PNR Status Here

PNR (Passenger Name Record) is a 10 digit number which tells the current status of ticket.With PNR number you can check ticket status.When you reserve Indian railway ticket they assign unique PNR no.If your number is confirmed it means you can travel with that ticket.

The database stores information like names,age,gender,coach no along with Ac or non AC options.You can see all these details on the printed ticket.

How to find PNR number on ticket ?

If you book via official e portal you will receive e-print copy which includes ticket number at the bottom of documents.Alternatively you get direct ticket from the railways counter.See top left corner of the printed tickets and note down 10 digit numeric code.

How to check Status ?

There are multiple ways to check PNR status after successful booking.These are :

  1. PNR status enquiry via online portal or websites.
  2. Current reservation status check by SMS
  3. Use third party Mobile applications
  4. Visit Railway enquiry counters at railway station
  5. Follow Final reservation charts

IRCTC SMS service :

This SMS service introduced by IRCTC which is the most common to check PNR status.Type PNR <your PNR number> and send to 139

Example – PNR 125485965

Railzone SMS Service :

  1. 5676747 SMS service (sms PNR <your PNR number> and send it to 5676747)

What is the official site :

Indian railways official site.

Available Network : Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, iDEA,TATA, Telenor, Vodafone, LOOP, MTNL, MTS, Reliance, 

Indian Railways Acronyms and Abbreviations

Term Full Form Category
PNR Passenger Name Record Indian Railways
WL Waiting List Indian Railways
RAC Reservation Against Cancellation Indian Railways
SL Sleeper Class Indian Railways
3A AC 3 Tier Indian Railways
3 E AC 3 Tier Economy Indian Railways
2S Second Sitting Indian Railways
FC First Class Indian Railways
2A AC 2-Tier Sleeper Indian Railways
1A First Class AC Indian Railways
GN General Quota Indian Railways
DF Defence Quota Indian Railways
CK Tatkal Quota Indian Railways
SS Travelling Alone Female Quota (above 45 Year) / Senior Citizen Quota Indian Railways
LD Ladies Quota Indian Railways
HP Physically Handicapped Quota Indian Railways

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