PNR Status | Indian Railways Passenger Reservation Enquiry

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CAN / MODCancelled or Modified Passenger
CNF / ConfirmedConfirmed (Coach/Berth number will be available after chart preparation)
RACReservation Against Cancellation
WL #Waiting List Number
RLWLRemote Location Wait List
GNWLGeneral Wait List
PQWLPooled Quota Wait List
REGRET/WLNo More Booking Permitted
RELEASEDTicket Not Cancelled but Alternative Accommodation Provided
R# #RAC Coach Number Berth Number
WEBCANRailway Counter Ticket Passenger cancelled through internet and Refund not collected
WEBCANRFRailway Counter Ticket Passenger cancelled through internet and Refund collected
RQWLRoadside Quota Waitlist
DPWLDuty Pass Waitlist
TQWLTatkal Quota Waitlist

What is PNR?

PNR is short name for Passenger Name Record. It is a record in the database of Indian Railways Computer Reservation System (IR-CRS) against journey details for a passenger or a group of passengers are saved.

Passenger's personal information like name, gender, age etc. is saved in the database against this reference number. It includes booking status and current status of the ticket (whether the ticket has been confirmed, it is on waiting list (WL) or it is under reservation against cancellation (RAC) or confirmed with coach and seat number).

How to check Indian Railways PNR Status?

  1. Enter PNR Number (10 digit without hyphen (-))
  2. Enter Captcha answer (if asked or captcha image shown)
  3. Click Get Pnr Status button.

PNR Status will be shown with following details :

  1. Train Number, Train Name, Boarding Date, Reserved Class
  2. From Station, To Station, Boarding Station, Reservation Upto Station
  3. Passenger count with booking and current status
  4. Charting status, Train status
  5. Additional information if any (eg. Journey Realloted/Upgraded in Upper Class from 2S to CC)

Indain Railway PNR Status works or can be checked on any desktop, tablet, smartphone and basic mobile.

Where to find PNR number on ticket?

PNR number is generally printed at the top left corner of the printed tickets (tickets that are taken from railway station booking window). In case of the ETicket (tickets that are booked online or through IRCTC website), it is mentioned at top in separate cell in table.