PNR stands for ‘Passenger Name Record’. It is the unique < 10 Digit > number linked to each railway booking / train ticket done either online or offline. This applies to either individual or a group booking. A single PNR number can be generated for a maximum of six passengers. You will find it on the top left corner of your railway ticket. It is a travel record maintained by the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) in their Centralized Reservation System containing entire passenger details such as Name, Gender, Age, Contact; and journey details like Train Number, Class, Berth Preference, Boarding Date, Boarding Point, Destination amongst others. With a PNR Number you can follow up with the Current Status of your reservation and check whether it is confirmed or not.
You can check the PNR Status of your reservation by entering the unique 10 digit number linked to your booking and clicking on ‘Get PNR Status’ This will produce the current status of your booking vis-a-vis your booking status. This information is collected from the https://pnrstatuslive.com/