Has anyone ever thought what Pnr Status is? Passenger Name Record, also known as PNR, is used to ensure a smooth journey in Indian Railways. It is the verification code for the seats booking in railways or other transports. Usually people hear this PNR number when travel in railways but don’t know about its importance and role. PNR number should be confirmed before departure of train. Earlier, the procedure of checking PNR status was lengthy and stressful.
You had to wait in long queues at railway stations to get it. But, with the introduction of online railway services, these procedures become fast and less stressful. One can easily book his ticket online to travel in Indian Railways. You just have to take a copy of that e-ticket along with you while travelling. The Indian Railway ticket includes all the general information provided by the passenger and PNR number which assures you that your seat is reserved in the train.
Sometimes, it happens that one does not get the reserved ticket in the train then; he has to wait for any cancellation of ticket to get his seat reserved in the train. For this reason, one has to keep on checking his PNR status frequently before the departure of train. PNR Status will confirm about the seat reservation. There are many methods by which one can easily track his PNR status hassle-free.
Indian Railways is running many online websites that can assist you in clearing railway queries. You can easily Get PNR Status by simply entering 10 digit PNR number in the provided dialogue box displayed on the screen. After filling, click OK and you will be provided with the present PNR status. The result will tell you whether your ticket is confirmed or still pending. The online tracking process is too convenient and easy to use.
Alternate methods to get PNR status is by SMS facility. Send your PNR Code to 58888. There are many other numbers on which one can send this message to get PNR status, depending on the mobile service provider. SMS service is extremely convenient as you can use it anytime and anywhere. SMS charges will apply if you check PNR status through SMS facility.
One other method to get the PNR enquiry effortlessly is through toll-free number. Simply dial 139 from your landline, follow the guidelines and get the PNR status. One can also get it from railway station enquiry window. They will ask you about the PNR number, and will provide you with the PNR status.
The above systems are the most convenient methods by which you can easily get your PNR status. You can also get PNR status from notice board of railway station. They provide a list before 3 to 4 hours of departure of train on the notice board. You can get confirmed about your reserved seat from it.
Hope! The above article helped you about the numerous methods of knowing PNR status through different services.
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