Pnr status can also be checked through sms and regular land line phone which is really the easiest way to get the pnr status on the go.The sms service provided by the indian railway is the simple way to check the IRCTC pnr status or any railway related enquiry.Just send the sms to 57886 to get any information regarding railway reservation,train status,seat availability etc.
In order to perform any query through sms like Train fare,IRCTC PNR status,availability,Train arrival and Departure Timing etc just sms TRAIN to 5676747 you will get the list of commands to perform the query.
IF you want to check the IRCTC pnr status then you can type PNR to 5676747
for example if your pnr number is 450-8465724.write PNR<450-8465724> and send it to 5676747 you will get the reply for your query.
|SMS Text||Send to|
|PNR <PNR NUMBER>||139|
|PNR <PNR NUMBER>||54959|
|PNR <PNR NUMBER>||5676747|
|IRPNR <PNR NUMBER>||57886|
Now Passenger can also get the any information regarding their train schedule,availability,PNR status by just dialing 139 from their BSNL,MTNL or any cell phone.139 is the IVR (Interactive voice Response) system which is easy to follow the instruction and to make enquiry efficiently.
note:charges are applicable for this service according to your cellphone network provider