It is very easy to check the pnr status of Indian railways ticket. Just enter the 10 digit pnr number in the above text box and then click on get pnr status button.
The different types of Indian Railways pnr status codes are explained below:
You can also check the pnr status from your mobile by text-messaging or dialing a number.
As soon as the Indian railways receives your sms, it will send the pnr status details to your mobile number.
Do not prefer checking the pnr status from you mobile. One reason is it will costs you charges for the sms or voice call. The other reason is you have to wait for the automated reply sms from Indian railways.
Always prefer checking the pnr status online. It is very easy, convenient and doesn't costs you much.
For the convienience of passengers, Indian railways with the collabaration of IRCTC has lanuched a service which sends sends the pnr status information to the passengers through sms.
The IRCTC sends the sms alert to the passengers only when the ticket status changes to the confirmed. This means that IRCTC wont send any text message alerts to the passengers whose ticket status is in waiting list.
Passengers should not depend on thi sms alert service completly. They should check the pnr status once in a while. So that in case if the ticket is not confirmed, passengers can make an alternate travelling facility.