Now, get train running status through SMS

IRCTC has introduced the latest initiative for checking the Railway ticket PNR status, train fair, seat availability, arrival or departure, train running status and train name/number/time using a single window information through universal number called 139-Rail Sampark.

In other words, you may obtain information regarding the PNR status, train running status for both arrivals and departures, Accommodation Availability Enquiry on Trains till Departure, Details of train Fare, Train Schedule /Timetable and train Name/ Number enquiries etc. on your mobile phone through SMS facility.

Knowing the exact location of a train was never so easy as one can now track it on a mobile phone. Expanding its facility, Railways have included all trains under its online train tracking service  providing updated information about their movements.
According to a statement issued on Thursday, train running information can also be sources by sending SMS to 139. All that one has to do is type ‘SPOT’ along with the train number and send it to 139