While the government continues to improve the user experience, as you can see, the number of citizens using PNR enquiry services is increasing day by day, especially during the early 2014. It is not surprising to see that most of service providers have been facing bottle necks in this regard, but the latest updates say that the condition is improving with time and money. You can quickly do your PNR enquiry and find your berth confirmation status, so that you know which compartment of the train to board when you arrive at the railway station.
All you need to do is secure your money and spend just as how much you should and do not spend much on your gadgets. Sometimes checking your pnr-status on your mobile might be interesting and quick. You need not have to have a GPRS connection for this, but you can just use the SMS and/or MMS facility on your mobile device, be it a tablet or a cellphone. You can also check out enquiries using mobile here, but wait, you need to use your gadget for this, or it could just drop as much as you can.
Why am I seeing flushed PNR?
When you see flushed PNR, it could mean that the number you entered is "wrong". It could also mean that the you are referring to a very very old ticket. Since we have a limited number number of digits, viz., 10, there could be a total number of 10 to the power of 10 (ie., 10 billion) numbers. Owing to the fact that there are millions of railway travellers a month, this 10 digit numbers will run out easily, especially in countries in India and US where the population is high. This will enforce the government of India to flush the PNR numbers when the same is no longer required. Don't worry, your PNR number will not be re-issued to another railway passenger for a reasonably long time, so your privacy is guaranteed by Indian Railways.
PNR is a unique number given to the travel itinerary, usually to and fro, covering all journeys. Should you need one, you need to book a ticket online or at a ticket counter in person. Railway tickets can be booked at the official website http://irctc.co.in.
Once you check your PNR status, if your railway berth confirmation status is CNF, then you are allowed to board the train. But the passengers who booked their tickets through railway reservation counters, can board the train but you should get in touch with a TTE to, somehow, get a seat/berth allotted. The status represents whether the berth has confirmed or still waiting. Generally travellers hope that they get the confirmed tickets and enjoy the berths. As per rule, one is not supposed to consume alcohol during journey, however, there is no mentioning in the rule whether travelling after drinking is allowed.
Railway PNR Enquiry
Whenever one gets an unconfirmed seat, he/she would enquire whether one's status is confirmed or not. There can be multiple enquiries, depending on how early the stuff is confirmed. But one need not worry if there are so many days available for your journey. Welcome to travel lovers to this den where railway PNR enquiries are now much more quicker and lovely!
PNR status enquiry form and brochure
PNR status enquiry application form for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS7
Linux – x86_64If you are using linux, you can download the application package from
Mac – OS X Mavericks
Yes, we have the enquiry applications for OS X Mavericks and Mountain Lion too, though some Indians might call it relve inkwari (also spelled inqari), especially a few North Indians not exposed to the English language.
Windows 7 and 8
The same application is available for Microsoft flavours, viz., MS Windows 7 and Windows 8 (32bit and 64bit). You should download the pnr enquiry brochure and FAQ . You need to read the brochure carefully, take a printout of the form. Sign it in blue ink and send it to us by post to the following address.
#234, Railway Colony, Majestic, Bangalore, Karnataka, PIN 560023, India