Friday, June 1, 2012

5 Ways To Check Indian Railways PNR Status On Your Mobile

Author: Gagan Masoun
5 Ways To Check Indian Railways PNR Status On Your Mobile
Get Train PNR Status On Your Mobile For Free - We are living in technology world. You remember that a few years ago, you had to go to the railway inquiry counter to find out the status of your reserved ticket .But time changed the whole railway system got computerized and you could check all the information related to any train or ticket reservation, directly from your PC.

You can easily check the PNR status by sending as SMS. Here are the 5 wonderful and simplest methods mentioned.
5 Ways To Check Indian Railways PNR Status On Your Mobile

Checking PNR Using 3 Digit SMS Short Code:

This service is officially provided by IRCTC but the only downside of using it (3 Digit short code) is, you will end up paying premium SMS charges

> Send an SMS with the text PNR followed by the PNR number (without any spaces) to 139
   For ex.: “PNR2556794786” to 139
> Alternatively, you can use other short code of Indian railways – 5676747
   Send an SMS “PNR” to 5676747
   For ex.: “PNR 2556794786” to 5676747

Checking PNR By SMS Using 10 Digit Regular Mobile Number:

Some times you need to check your PNR status for about 4-5 times a day at a specific time interval, then you may find the previous tip quite useless, as you will be charged at premium rates for sending SMS to the mentioned 3 digit short codes. But don't worry here is another service by Google that lets you check PNR by sending an SMS to a regular 10 digit Indian mobile number:

> Send an SMS with just the PNR number to “9773300000”
   For ex. SMS: “2556794786” to 9773300000

Checking PNR Status Using Your GPRS Enabled Mobile:

If you have a data plan enabled on your mobile phone, then just point your mobile browser to and put your PNR status on the “Check PNR” field. This is also useful method for GPRS mobile users.

Checking PNR By Calling Indian Railways Helpline:

On the other hand you prefer calls over SMS and GPRS, then you have another option. Just call the Indian railways helpline at 139 and follow the IVRS (Interactive Voice Response) to know your PNR Status.

You can checking your PNR status directly from your computer also. Just go to websites given below and check your PNR status online. 

Official Web Site –
Erail Web Site     –
PNR Status Site  –
My PNR Status  –

How To Find PNR Number
PNR means Passenger Name Record which is 10 digit number that represent train reservation information passenger(s) in Railways database.
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How To Find PNR Number


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