The full form of PNR is Passenger Name Record. PNR is written on the top-left corner of Indian Railway ticket. Railway’s central reservation system database maintains this PNR for any individual or for a group of people whose names are on that ticket. Railway Ticket buyers can use this number to check their PNR status i.e. the status of booking seats for any journey in case their ticket is not confirmed. This follow-up process is called PNR status check.
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The full form of PNR is Passenger Name Record. PNR is written on the top-left corner of Indian Railway
ticket. Railway’s central reservation system database maintains this PNR for any individual or for a group
of people whose names are on that ticket. Railway Ticket buyers can use this number to check their PNR
status i.e. the status of booking seats for any journey in case their ticket is not confirmed. This follow-up
process is called PNR status check.
The ways you can take to check Indian railway PNR status
We can check Indian Railway PNR status in different ways. You can go to concerned website and have
your PNR status by providing PNR to them, you can get the status via sms, or, you can dial a concerned
number and can hear you status of reservation from system generated voice message. Let’s elaborate the
above three methods for checking IRCTC PNR status.
Detailed methods for checking irctc PNR status
You can go to IRCTC’s official site, find the Enquiries link, click on the link and you will get some options
by a drop down menu. Find PNR Enquiry link and click on it. You will be redirected to
www.indianrail.gov.in site where you will be asked to enter your PNR number in a given text box. So, by
entering that number click on the Get Status blue colored button and you be shown your reservation
Indian Railway pnr status.
There are so many sites, authorized by IRCTC, connected to the CRS database, can also provide you PNR
status information. Some of them are http://www.getpnrstatus.in/, https://www.trainspnrstatus.com/,
http://irctc-pnr-status.com/ etc. All of them will seek your 10 digit PNR number, and after clicking the
respective submit buttons you will be shown your reservation status in each of the sites.
number here} and send it to 5888 or 139 or 5676747 or 57886.
You can dial the number 139 from your mobile phone and follow the system generated instruction
carefully to have the PNR status of your reservation.
Important PNR status terms to know
Prior to checking the current status of your ticket, you need to know about some important PNR terms.
Sometimes you will see the ‘WL#’ symbol being shown. This means you have a waitlist ticket and you
cannot board on the specific train until it gets confirmed. Sometimes you will see the symbol ‘RAC#’ on
your ticket which means you have to share the seat with another person. If you see the term ‘CNF’ be
assured that your ticket is confirmed and you have the permission to board on the train concerned.
Apart from these basic irctc pnr status terms there are some other crucial terms to know. If you see the
term RAC being displayed along with two numbers, you need to understand that first number is the coach
number and the second one is the birth number. So, now that you have known every detail about PNR
status check, book your coming vacation with Indian Railway and have a safe and confirmed journey.