hello frndz, PNR is short name for ‘passenger name record’. it is a record of indian railway against which the journey details for a passenger, or a group of passengers are stored. pnr status check online with help your pnr application its so simple. you can also check your availability of berths in all classes and static enquiries like train between important station, reservations rules, fares, refund and rules etc. when railway ticket is booked, all the details of passengers are stored in relational database of centralized reservation system. these details are associated with a unique ten digit number. this reference number is called PNR. PNR number is generally printed at the top left corner of the printed tickets. passenger’s personal information like name, age, number of seats, sometime one may not get a confirmed reserved ticket. this new current reservation status is generally known as PNR status.
How to check your PNR status
you can check your PNR number and your ticket every details with official sites.
how to check IRCTC PNR number
there are three way you can check your PNR status.
you can just send your PNR number to 139 or 5676747.
check your PNR status online website.
see your PNR number with mobile app.
understanding the IRCTC PNR status with an example :
lets suppose when you have booked your ticket the PNR status was WL 16/WL 16. The meaning of WL 16 in PNR status is that you are in 16th position in waiting list at that time.
Let’s suppose your PNR status WL 16/RAC 2. Here WL 16 shows that at the time of booking you were at 16th position in waiting list but RAC stands for reservation against cancellation. n simple word if your PNR status is RAC then you can board the train but you will get seat only to travel instead of full berth.