PNR stands for Passenger Name Record. PNR is a number given to passengers by IRCTC regarding their travel information. The PNR status includes important information, mainly the booking status – whether the ticket is confirmed or not, is on the waiting list (WL), is under Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC). Apart from this, PNR status also provides you with the basic information regarding arrival and departure of trains, details of the coaches, seat numbers, and ticket fare.
Our latest feature of TatkalForSure will help you find your PNR status of your journey.
Checking your PNR status on GetMyTrains is insanely easy. All you have to do is enter your PNR number in the search bar. It will give you your PNR status.
Other options to check your PNR number are as follows:
Current reservation status check through SMS:
Send the following message to 139. PNR <Space><your 10-digit PNR number> Example: PNR 0123456789 Send the following message to 5676747 PNR <space><your 10-digit PNR number> Example: PNR 0123456789 Send your PNR number to 9773300000 Example: SMS 0123456789 to 9773300000
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Final reservation charts are prepared two or three hours prior to train departure time. These charts are pasted on the notice board or railway station platforms and also on coaches.
All passengers’ information is stored on IRCTC’s database called The Centre of Railway Information Systems (CRIS). When you purchase a ticket on IRCTC website or through any other travel website, CRIS creates a 10-digit PNR status number that is associated with all your travel details.
PNR number is usually printed at the top left corner of your printed ticket (bought from the booking window). In E-tickets (tickets booked online), your PNR number is mentioned at the top in a separate cell.
No. PNR number is allotted only to reserved tickets.
Here’s the list of all PNR status codes:
No. It is not possible. It is a criminal offence in India.
The following are the types of Indian Railways trains:
Here’s the list of abbreviations and acronyms of Indian Railways:
|PNR||Passenger Name Record|
|RAC||Reservation Against Cancellation|
|3A||AC 3 Tier|
|3E||AC 3 Tier Economy|
|2A||AC 2-Tier Sleeper|
|1A||First Class AC|
|SS||Traveling Alone Female Quota (Above 45 Years) / Senior Citizen Quota|
|HP||Physically Handicapped Quota|
There are two types of Indian Railways tickets:
Yes. You can take the reprint of your ticket on IRCTC website. Click on ‘print’ and enter your PNR to take the printout.
PNR number check is pretty easy. The PNR (Passenger Name Record) status can be checked through SMS service. There are of course a lot of online sites that can provide you information regarding your PNR status. Just enter your Railways Inquiry Number and you will get all the information you need. But you need access to the internet to do so. So what do you do when you don’t have internet access?
SMS service works just fine during those circumstances. It is again similar to booking or cancelling your train tickets using the SMS service. Enter your 10-digit PNR number on your mobile phone and send it to 139. The next instant you will receive all your journey details in another text message from 139.