Railway PNR Status or PNR stands for "Passenger Name Record". This is an unique ten digit code provided to railway passengers while booking their rail ticket. PNR is a ten digit Indian railway passenger record number carries information related to one's railway ticket status or irctc booked tickets.It is a travel record of a single person or group of person that is stored in Railway computerized reservation system.It can be found at the top left corner of a ticket.
Today Indian railway PNR status access is very much easy. Either you can check railway PNR status through mobile via sms, or through calling 139 or Indian railways official sites and other sites offering partial services related to Indian railway PNR status.
passenger can also check the status of reservation through Internet.
Click on http://www.indianrail.gov.in and enter the PNR number.
A passenger can also check the status of IRCTC reservations through mobile phone and landline phone. Checking PNR status via SMS is undoubtedly a handy and quick way. Indian Railway introduced the SMS service to provide a simple way to check PNR status using mobile phones. All a passenger needs to do is send an SMS on 57886 through his/her mobile phone to get any kind of information on railways.
To receive a list of available SMS commands, simply send TRAIN to 5676747. You will get a reply similar to, "Welcome to railzone. Reply with PNR - PNR Status, TL - Train List, TA - Ticket Availability, e.g sms PNR to get PNR status." Now to check your IRCTC reservation status, send a SMS "PNR " without the double quotes to 5676747. For example, PNR 1234567891. You will get a reply similar to, "PNR No. 1234567891 , 1. RAC 33, 2. Confirmed AS2 34, 2952 Mumbai Rajdhani, New Delhi - Kota, 17 Aug"./p>