you book a train ticket anywhere in the country, you need to give in details such as name,
location, origin and destination of journey and other details. PNR, which is an acronym
for Passenger Name Record, is a number that holds all these details of your current
railway ticket. In other words, this ten digit code is the identity of your train ticket.
ticket has a unique PNR number. It is the number that tells you about the current status
of ticket booking. So, if you want to know if your seat or birth on the train is
confirmed, you only have to enter the number in relevant sites or text the number to
relevant helpline and you immediately get to know the current status. The status of seat
confirmation is continuously updated by Indian Railways and so, you get the latest
information. If your ticket is confirmed, you can also know the berth or seat allotted to
you and the coach number through PNR enquiry. It saves you the trouble of checking
reservation charts on railway platforms.
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to know PNR status?
of the best sources is the official IRTCT website. There is a special icon named PNR
status. Click on the icon and once the page opens, type in the digits in the
allotted box. When you submit the number, the website gives you the current status. In
addition to this, the other ways in which you can know the PNR status of your train ticket
are listed below.
139 is the number that you should call if you need to verify your PNR status.
This helpline provides IVRS service. You can type the PNR number in your telephone and get
its latest status. You can also type PNR followed by the number and text it to
139 through your mobile phone.
IRCTC mobile phone app is available for free download from the internet. You
can download this app in your phone and use it to get PNR status
There are four numbers that you can use for texting from your mobile phone
for latest updates 139, 58888, 5676747 and 9773300000. Among the four, only the
last one is toll free.
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