How to check your train PNR status

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10 Jan 2019

Railways: How to check train PNR status via SMS, website

An Indian Railways Passenger Name Record (PNR) is a number assigned to a passenger or a group of passengers that contains a set of personal and travel information of the passenger(s).

Lately, checking PNR status has become quite hassle-free and convenient.

Apart from inquiring at railway stations, PNR status can be inquired upon easily via SMS or the IRCTC website.

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What does the PNR status tell?

A PNR status includes information such as ticket confirmation status (ie. whether confirmed, or wait-listed or RAC) and other journey-related information such as arrival and departure time of trains.

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Steps to check train PNR status online

Steps to check train PNR status online

One simple and popular way of checking PNR status is through the IRCTC website.

To try this method, follow these steps:

First of all, log on to the IRCTC website

Then, on top of the homepage, click on 'TRAINS' link.

From the drop-down menu, select 'PNR Enquiry' option.

On the page that follows, enter your 10-digit PNR number and click on 'Get Status.'

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How to check PNR status via SMS/call

It is quite easy to check PNR status from any mobile number. For checking PNR through SMS, simply type PNR, and send to 139. Or you call also dial 139 (ie. Railway Enquiry Number) and inquire your PNR status.

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What is PNR?

Asked 2019-01-10 19:07:59 by Sai Saxena

Answered by NewsBytes

An Indian Railways Passenger Name Record (PNR) is a number assigned to a passenger that contains personal and journey-related information of the passenger.

What is the PNR status?

Asked 2019-01-10 19:07:59 by Ankita Gavde

Answered by NewsBytes

PNR status reveals important journey-related information such as ticket confirmation status and train arrival/departure time.

What are the various ways of checking PNR status?

Asked 2019-01-10 19:07:59 by Aradhya Pillai

Answered by NewsBytes

PNR status can be checked via a number of ways- 1) By inquiring at the railway station, 2) Placing an SMS request of dialing the Railway Enquiry Number (139), and 3) By logging on to the IRCTC website.

How to check PNR status on IRCTC website?

Asked 2019-01-10 19:07:59 by Arjun Mittal

Answered by NewsBytes

Log on to the IRCTC website. Click on 'Trains' link, then select 'PNR Enquiry' from the drop-down menu. Finally enter your 10-digit PNR number and click on 'Get status.'

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