Indian railway is a governed by government of India and ranks amongst one of the world’s largest network of rails. Dividing itself into 16 different zones it connects almost every corner of the country with the maximum number of passengers as far as public transport is concerned.
Along with travel Indian railways have also ventured into catering meals, holidays and much more. From a seedling it has grown to a huge tree having enormous branches. Booking train tickets online is at ease due to e-ticketing and tatkal facilities. While booking a ticket a passenger gets a PNR number which stands for passenger name record.
PNR is also generated when you take out an air ticket or a bus ticket but Pnr Status plays an important role in train ticketing system as train tickets can be booked even if there is waiting or reservation against cancellation (RAC) status.
In such circumstances, a PNR number which is a ten digit number found on the top left side of any railway ticket, can help you know your current reservation status, your coach number, berth number and train number at any point of time. It is inevitable to begin and end your journey.
PNR number provides the complete record of passenger to the railways and can help in tracking a person. Nowadays PNR can be used to track the train too. PNR number can belong to an individual if you have booked tickets for self or a group if you have booked for several people at one time.
Due to the information technology revolution in railways, everything is now available online including Online Pnr Status. You can check the online PNR status in the following ways depend on your accessibility and ease:
- Go to indianrail.gov.in
- Select the PNR status tab
- Enter your ten digit unique PNR number in the required box
- Enter the given code or captcha and click on get status
- You will receive the PNR status within seconds
- login the IRCTC site
- In the enquiries tab select PNR status
- Enter the ten digit PNR number and your PNR status will be displayed
All these options do not require any expertise and can be used by all. Though, websites like checktrainpnrstatus.com, ipnrstatus. cleartrip, ibibo,etc., provides PNR status, it is advisable to get the details from the official railway sites like Indian railways and IRCTC.
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