PNR stands for Passenger Name Record. It is one type of number that is provided to the customers when they bought a railway ticket in India. PNR status is used to check whether your ticket is confirmed or not. You will also check details of your booking like train name, your seat number, when did train arrive, status of your ticket is confirmed or not, details of your boarding station, the name of your destination, train schedule etc. So do not waste time let’s get started.
Steps on How to Check PNR status:
First of all, go to the official Indian railway website which is www.indianrail.gov.in
Here you will find many tabs/services like. Click on PNR status at the top left.
Note: You can always use third party apps to check PNR status, but the official Indian rail site is recommended. It can be also accessed from smartphones. All you have to do is download IRCTC application from the app store.
After clicking on PNR status tab you will be redirect to the PNR status page. Here you will be asked to enter your PNR number which you can find on top left corner of your rail ticket.
After entering the PNR number you have to enter a captcha code for security purpose. There Will be a 6 character long alphanumeric captcha code to enter. If you can not read it, then don’t worry, just hit the refresh button under captcha code. It will give you a different captcha code to enter. After entering the captcha code, click on get status button. After clicking on get a status button you will get details of your booking like train name, your seat number, when did train arrive, status of your ticket is confirmed or not, details of your boarding station, the name of your destination, train schedule etc.