PNR is the full form of Passenger Name Record which is very vital of keeping database of passengers for various trains. This database is uploaded on the website instantly. Today with this online ticket checking system one can check status of his application. So if you have applied for reservation of a seat in any train, train pnr enquiry can provide all of the necessary information. You have the options to know about as to whether your ticket has been confirmed or it is still in waiting. This also gets you information of whether RAC has been confirmed or it is yet to be processed. One can also get information of whether the ticket has been upgraded. One can also check train pnr status using SMS service offered by the company. For the purpose providing PNR status through mobile Railways has provided no 5676747. One can send ten digit pnr numbers at this number. Soon after sending the message one receives the message in mobile providing the status of the ticket. However if you are user of BSNL or MTNL service then you can send your 10 digit PNR number to 139. You will get status of your ticket purchased in your mobile.
Apart from official website of Indian Railways there are web portals of travel and tour operators which provide facility of checking train status through PNR. IRCTC has also provided for tracking PNR status at its official portal. You can check status of your purchased ticket in just a click at its portal. Process of checking PNR status is very simple for which there is specific software. In that software one just has to enter ten-digit PNR followed by clicking on Submit button. Status of the train ticket hardly takes 2 or 3 seconds in most of the cases. For pnr status indian railways you can also use alternate options like mobile, landline enquiry numbers. Finding status of seat reservation or cancellation is now much easier with online facility being provided by various traveling portals including that of Indian Railways, Make My Trip, Zoomtra etc. However besides all of the above service of finding PNR status one can also get status of the train ticket at the station counter. By entering PNR digits, which are printed on at left corner of ticket, in the software provided for one gets status of the ticket immediately. Soon status of the ticket is displayed it is recommended that you take a print out of that status. This may be required by the railways authority.