Indian Railways PNR (Passenger Numeric Record)
Passenger Name Record (PNR) is the travel record used by airline and travel agency databases. The same technique (PNR status) is introduced in Indian Railways to track the passenger travel details.
PNR is a unique ten digit number printed on the top left hand corner of your ticket, in case you want to travel by reserved accommodation, which has to be quoted in order to know the status of your ticket. You can use this 10 digit number to track the progress of your booking. Basically, this is your ticket number which acts as the primary reference.Railway PNR status provides complete travel booking status.
After the completion of requirements, the Indian Railways issues a unique 10 digit Passenger Name Record number which helps to find Railway PNR Status (PNR Status for Indian Railways) that remains same in spite of any extra changes made.
Indian Railways PNR Status Enquiry
PNR Status Enquiry (i.e Indian Railways PNR Status or IRCTC PNR Status) is checking or enquiring the seat or berth confirmation status. This is a very popular phrase used to check status of Indian Railways ticket. This is generally done by a passenger when he/she gets an unconfirmed (a wait listed or an RAC (reservation against cancellation)) ticket. The phrase “PNR Status Enquiry” or “PNR Status Check” is normally used in India for Indian Railways PNR Check