What Is PNR?
Passenger Name Reservation, also known as PNR, is a unique number assigned to every ticket. Your PNR status can always be checked on the site or through your cell phone. Those who are travelling tend to check their PNR status to check if their seats are confirmed, or if they are still waitlisted. It is important for one to check PNR status in case they are travelling as it gives information on whether your train ticket is confirmed or not. The IRCTC PNR status can be viewed online on the official site. The Railway PNR Status gives an idea of your ticket status and whether or not your seat is confirmed if you have a waitlisted ticket.
Where can I find the PNR number?
PNR number is the 10 digits unique number printed on the left-hand side of the top of the ticket like images below
PNR Status Enquiry:
To know about the train PNR status, one can go online, check it through mobile or even see it on their ticket itself. PNR status checking is important because without a confirmed ticket, you will not be allowed to travel on the train and you will be liable to pay a fine.
Where to look for PNR?
For those who want to know about their train PNR status, it can be done with the help of the ticket that is purchased. If you want to get PNR status, you can even view it online. To check PNR Status, on an IRCTC e-ticket, the status can be received as an SMS. It is also available on the top left corner of your ticket table.
Check PNR status on Mobile:
For whoever who wants the PNR status on mobile, here are a few numbers that you can dial in order to obtain it:
SMS: PNR <10-digit PNR Number> to 54959
SMS: PNR <10-digit PNR Number> to 139
SMS: PNR <10-digit PNR number> to 5676747
SMS: IRPNR <10-digit PNR Number> to 57886
Phone: Dial 139 for PNR enquiry, arrival departure of trains, fares, accommodation and availability