Why would I check my PNR status?

Indian RailwaysIn India it’s quite common to check the PNR status of your train tickets, for foreigners it can be quite hard to understand why they do that. The PNR code is the code that can be found on your Indian Railways trainticket. This unique number is connected to the ticket, by checking the PNR status you are actually checking the status of your Indian Railways train ticket. It’s recommended to check if your ticket is accepted or canceled before you board the train. This is done by checking the PNR status in just a few easy steps.

So how can I check my PNR status?

It’s not really hard to check your PNR status, you just have to know the steps. In order to make it clear to you how to check your PNR status, we’ve created a little tutorial with multiple steps. By following these steps, you make sure that you are checking the PNR code in the absolute right way.

First step:
In order to be able to check your PNR status, you will have to visit the Indian Railway website. This website can be found at www.indianrail.gov.in.

Second step:
The second step is to click the ‘PNR status tab’ which can be found on the homepage of the earlier mentioned website. You will then be redirected to the actual page where you can check your PNR code. Enter your PNR code, which can be found on the top left corner of your rail ticket. Make sure to not make any mistakes in your PNR code, this will result in errors.

Third step:
After you’ve entered your PNR number, you will be asked to enter the captcha code for security purposes. You will have to enter the 6 character long captcha code in order to proceed. When you are done, click the ‘Get status’ button. You will now see the status of your Indian Railways train ticket.