How to check PNR status?
When you book your ticket from the Internet or on Indian Railway Counter, You are provided a 10 digit PNR number. Put your 10 digit PNR number in the given box above and hit the “Check PNR Status” button. Now nothing you have to do. If your given information is okay, this API will automatically fetch the status of your Railway PNR.
Railway PNR is a passenger name record, which is stored in the database on a computer reservation system (CRS) that contains the itinerary of a passenger or a group of passenger. Mostly It is a 10 degit unique number, which can be used to trace the current status of the passenger’s reserved seat.
How to and Where to find PNR number ?
If you have booked your ticket through railway counter, you can find this PNR number on the left side of your ticket or if you have booked an online ticket, you can find this number in a specific cell in left side of the page.
Other process of checking the PNR status
Apart from checking online railway PNR status, you can also get your PNR status though SMS or voice calling.
To know you Passenger Name Record by voice calling
Dial 139 from your landline or mobile number and follow the instructions.
Type your 10 digit PNR number and send it to 5888 or 57886 or 5676747 or 139. You will get an SMS shortly about your updated status.
This website offers you the captchaless platform. This could an easy process to Check your PNR Status that whether it is confirmed or not.
Indian Railway History
The First Indian Railway train was started in 1853, which was from Bombay to Thane. Now in the 21 century the result of Indian Railway can be seen. Now in these days a bunch of trains are running in different parts of India. Indian railway has categorized these trains in different kinds of variation (according to speed and routes and Zones).
Indian Railway train types :
These types of trains are non stop trains. It means It will start from the starting point and only stops at the end point. There is no stop in the middle of your destination. These types of trains are faster than the Rajdhani Express. It was introduced first time in 2009.
These types of trains are fully air-conditioned. These are specially known for their speed and priority. It is also known as the fastest train in India. Before the latest updating, it’s running speed was 130 KM/hour, but in 2014 now it will run with the speed of 200 KM/hour. According to its name “Rajdhani”, which means “Capital”, is a chain train between all major cities to the capital of India.
These types of trains are also fully air-conditioned. It has also high priority among major cities and also known as one of the fastest trains in India with minimum stops. The speed of this rail is around 130 KM/hour.
These types of trains are specially known for its fastest service. It runs in day time only and it is fully air-conditioned with seats and executive class seats. These trains run with a speed of 200 KM/hour.
These types of train are with the cheapest rates, runs among the major cities with Ac-accommodation. It provides seating berths and 3-tier economy berths. The maximum speed of this train is 130 KM/hour.
Jan Shatabdi Express
These types of trains are a more affordable variety of the Shatabdi Express, which have both AC and non-AC classes. But in Shatabdi Express there are only Ac coaches available. It has the maximum speed 130 KM/hour.
Intercity Superfast Express/Mail
These types of trains have an average speed of more than 80 KM/hour. It also charge the superfast rates.
Passenger and Fast Passenger
These types are trains are known as the local passenger, which stops at most stations and halts. These are very cheap in travelling and it has unreserved seating and standing accommodation. Sometimes it has sleeper and 3-tier AC compartments also, specially when travel for long routes.
These types of trains are specially designed for urban areas of major cities. It usually stops at all stations and half and it has unreserved seating accommodation.
These types trains are designed for intercity travelling. Now a days, it’s getting spread in all major cities. It has have fully AC-accommodation with seating and standing space.
Indian Railway Acronyms and Abbreviations
- SL – Sleeper Class
- 3A – AC 3 Tier
- 3E – AC 3 Tier Economy
- 2S – Second Sitting
- FC – First class
- 2A – AC 2-tier Sleeper
- 1A – Ac 1-tier First class AC
- GN – General Quota
- DF – Defence Quota
- CK – Tatkal Quota
- SS – Travelling Alone Female Quota (above 45 Year) / Senior Citizen Quota
- LD – Ladies Quota
- HP – Physically Handicapped Quota
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