Here’s How To Check Your IRCTC PNR Status Online

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Here’s How To Check Your IRCTC PNR Status Online

The Internet today has brought the entire world to your fingertip. Whatever your need is, it is just a click away now. From booking movie tickets to ordering groceries to consulting a doctor, everything happens with a tap today. Even travelling is just a click away, you can book your train tickets online that are hassle free. And now, you can even check the PNR (Passenger Name Record) status of your train online.

Check PNR Status Online

Every time you book a ticket, be it physically or online, the ticket is assigned a unique number which is known as Passenger Name Record (PNR). With the help of PNR number, you can easily check the status of your plane online. Other than just letting you know the status of your ticket, PNR number also helps you know the status of your train like its live location. For this service there are apps developed which help you know the live location of your train, no matter if you are inside it or not. All you have to do is open the app and fill in your PNR number. 

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How To Check PNR Status?

Checking PNR status online is very easy and is super hassle free as well as a quick way to know the status of the tickets booked by you. The following is how you can check your PNR status. 

  1. Go on the official website of Indian Government Railways which is
  2. This will land you on the official website of the Indian Railways.
  3. You will see a ‘PNR Enquiry’ option somewhere on the top of the website. Click on it. 
  4. You will be directed to a new page and on the right side of the page you will see an option asking you to enter your PNR number
  5. Enter your unique PNR number and click on enter
  6. You will be directed to another place that holds all the information from your PNR number. 
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You can also check your ticket status using PNR number on SMS. The Indian Railways has a Rail Inquiry number- 139, so you can simply send your PNR number as a message on the number and the very next moment the status will be sent to you through message. You can also send your PNR number to 5676747 in the form of SMS. 

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