What is PNR Status?
You have listen about PNR but you wonder what it actually means or what PNR Stands for?
PNR Stand for Passenger Name Record. It is 10 digit number which holds passenger information like its name, seat number, age, Train no., journey details or simply it’s a record of the passenger or group of passenger ( i.e. travelling together) in the CRS ( Computer Reservation System) Database.
PNR Term is widely used in the travel industry like airways and railways. If you have booked ticket from IRCTC Login you will find PNR number on the ticket or you can find it on your regular counter ticket with ten digit number.
PNR number is located on the top-left corner of your ticket or E-ticket. IRCTC PNR number let you know about the current status of your railway booking. Using PNR you can check your seat is either confirmed (CNF) or still in waiting list (WL) or RAC (Reservation against Cancellation) list.
How to check PNR Status?
PNR Status can be checked directly online at IRCTC Official site at http://irctc.co.in. Visit IRCTC official site then click Enquiries -> PNR Enquiry. Now you will redirect to new window as shown below.
You just need to enter 10 digit number in the form, also enter captcha and click on submit button.
Apart from online method, there are some more alternative to check your Booking Status (PNR Status) through voice calling and SMS.
Dial 139 from your landline or mobile phone and follow the instructions to know the Status OR get PNR status through sms, Type: SMS: PNR <space> 10-digit PNR number to 139 or 5676747