A PNR is an idoms form of Passenger Name Record (PNR) in a travel Industry. It is basically a record of the travel plane for a passenger or group of passengers (travelling together) from Source to Destination in the database of a Computer Reservation System (CRS).
PNR number is the 10 digit unique number printed on the left hand side of the top of railways tickets. It’s indicates the confirmed or waiting list status of your ticket along with the coach no and seat allotments.
These following ways for getting the PNR status including checking PNR status online on IRCTC site, Irctconlinereservation, by the mobile alert SMS, by using services of various travel websites.
First of up all enter your 10 digit PNR Number in the box above and click on “Get PNR Status” button. Within few seconds your current Railways PNR Status will be displayed on your computer screen, mobile screen, or get sms in your mobile etc.
PNR Status Enquiry through SMS: Like phone call, texting is also becoming a reliable resource of communication. Many people preferred texting rather than calling. Keeping in mind the increased use of text messaging Indian railways has also decided to offer.
This was initially launched by the IRCTC.
Flowed the order to get the PNR status on your mobile phone through SMS, you simply have to send the following message to 139 plz
PNR <INSERT YOUR 10 DIGIT PNR NUMBER HERE>
Example: If you have a PNR number ‘9888888888’
You simply have to send PNR ‘9888888888’
This inqury is available on most of the major cellular networks (Airtel, Aircel, Idea, BSNL, MTNL, MTS, Tata, Reliance, Telenor, Vodafone etc.