How to Check Train PNR Status Online and SMS

How to Check Train PNR Status Online and SMS

PNR (Passenger Name Record) is a code of 10 digits published on the top-left corner of a ticket. It is a travel history of a people or a group of people, managed in CRS (Central Reservation System) database. This code is produced only when the CRS gets full data of trip like passenger’s name, sex, age, train number, trip category, cabin choice, a contact link, etc. It is a “follow-up” process by which travellers are able to get updates about the status of their trip. This code is of great use to travellers, whose tickets are not verified. It enables them to confirm whether their tickets got verified or not.

How to Check Train PNR Status Online and SMS

Check Train PNR Status

By placing 10 digits PNR Number, you can check PNR status using many online websites and simply clicking the “Get PNR Status” option. This will help you to get the present status of your arranged ticket. In inclusion to ticket status, the other data like train name, boarding time, boarding place and your location will also get proven. Besides verifying status of tickets arranged with IRCTC or Indian railway counter, you can also analyse train routine, chair accessibility, station code, train name and number using this user-friendly interface.

Different methods for checking PNR status

There are so many ways to confirm IRCTC PNT Status easily.


One of easy way is to confirm via SMS on mobile. You can look at the PNT Status by simply sending a message to 5676747. You can also send SMS PNR <10-digit No.> to 58888, SMS IRPNR [number] to 57886 to confirm status. These services may cost a little, but easy and fast techniques.

There are Other Ways to Check PNR Status | Online | Phone

  • You can go through online Indian railway website where you have to type your PNR No. and you will get reservation status. Similarly, there are so many railway sisters’ sites which inherit those PNR details too.
  • Another way is contacting from mobile. Dial 139 from your mobile and simply by coming into your railway PNR number you can get the newest status of your ticket.
  • If you have a BSNL customer then, you can analyse via railways and travel and provide your PNR no. After that they will start to send SMS about status.
  • Also, there are many online personal sites that provide you free service to find reservation status of your PNR number and accessibility of ticket. However, finding the legitimate sites would results better

Indian Train PNR Status Codes

Once you get PNT Status, then you have to know whether check in is verified or not. If the PNT Status code is CNF, then your ticket is verified. There are different types of PNT Status requirements that you will get.

The list of PNT Status requirements are provided in below table:

S.No Codes Explanations
1 WL  Waiting List Number
2 CNF / Confirmed  Confirmed (Coach/Berth number will be available after chart preparation)
3 RAC  Reservation Against Cancellation
4 RLWL  Remote Location Wait List
5 GNWL General Wait List
6 CAN / MOD Cancelled or Modified Passenger
7 PQWL Pooled Quota Wait List
8 R# #RAC Coach Number Berth Number
9 REGRET/WL No More Booking Permitted
10 RELEASED Ticket Not Cancelled but Alternative Accommodation Provided

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