The Indian Railways passenger name record, also known as, Passenger Name Record(PNR) is a number that consists of personal information of a passenger. It also contains the itinerary for the passenger, or a group of passengers travelling together.
The PNR status refers to the booking status of the train ticket. It states whether the ticket has been confirmed, on waiting list (WL) or is under reservation against cancellation (RAC). The online PNR status also provides the coach and seat number, and the fare paid by the passenger apart from the basic information about arrival and departure time of trains.
The PNR status of your train ticket can be checked on Techbugs no time! For Indian Railways PNR status check, all you need to do is enter your PNR number and click the button indicated. A new window will appear showing your current PNR status live. There is a popular confusion among users if PNR status can be checked entering the passenger’s name or not. However, since the personal details of each passenger are kept confidential, you may not check the PNR status with name onTechbugs.
You can understand your online PNR status and train info from multiple sources that include:
Current reservation check using SMS/phone: SMS PNR and send to 139 or call 139.
PNR status on mobile
Railway counters at railway stations
Final reservation charts
Other websites that offer you the current PNR status
Official Site – www.indianrail.gov.in/enquiry/PNR
Massage of PNR Status
The PNR current status displayed online is used to know whether the booked ticket is CNF, RAC, WL, GNWL, PQWL, RLWL or TQWL.
Here’s what each of the above abbreviation stands for:
- CNF – Confirmed
- Confirmed + RAC
- RAC – Reservation Against Cancellation
- RAC + WL
- WL – Waiting List
- GNWL – General Waiting List
- PQWL – Pooled Quota Waiting List
- RLWL – Remote Location Waiting List
- TQWL – Tatkal Waiting List