Railways: How to check train PNR status via SMS, website
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.
Here's more on this.
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.
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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