FAQ's

How does RailYatri help in getting your Waitlisted Tickets confirmed?

The PNR allows the Railways (and us) to track the name of the passenger, train number, time of booking and ticketing time limit, among other vital information. With the help of such information, RailYatri can also send you useful information, thus making your journeys less stressful!

What is a PNR number?

PNR (Passenger Name Record) number is an unique ten digit number, that is provided against every booked train ticket. Whether you are booking the ticket online or physically (through the railway station ticket counters), the ticket will certainly have a PNR number. A single PNR number can be provided to a maximum of six passengers, when group booking is sought.

How does RailYatri help in getting your Waitlisted Tickets confirmed?

Checking the PNR status becomes a breeze with RailYatri with our range of attractive features. First of all, there is our Confirmation Probability feature which helps users know about end Confirmation chances of any PNR (in terms of High, Medium and Low). Secondly, RailYatri keeps the users updated about the progress/change in PNR status through periodic Notifications. The final status of a particular PNR number is sent when the final chart has been prepared, which is usually 30 minutes before departure of the train. So, if you want the timely information on PNR status, download the RailYatri app.

Where can I see my PNR number?

Each train ticket, whether it is booked online or through physical ticket counters, comes with a 10 digit PNR number. For online ticket bookings, the PNR number is sent through email and SMS. While for physical ticket bookings, the PNR status is present on the upper left hand side of the printed ticket. You need to input this PNR number to enquire about PNR status, Add Trip and use many other attractive services of RailYatri.

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Can I change the boarding station ?

If you have booked e-ticket through IRCTC then you can change it to any station that falls between your source and destination station. This can be changed before 24 hours of the scheduled departure of the train. This is not applicable for i-tickets.Boarding point change is allowed only once. In case a passenger has changed the boarding point he will lose all the rights to board the train from the original boarding point.

Chart is prepared but my status still shows RAC, will I get a seat ?

RAC tickets means that you will get a berth that will be shared by a co-passenger. However, TTE of the train may allot you a complete seat if there are free available seats. Please note that, any further change in the PNR Status after chart preparation will not be available on RailYatri’s PNR Status online page.

I have Reserved or Confirmed Ticket but no Coach or Seat Number is given. What should I do?

If your ticket was originally waitlisted, but is now confirmed then you will be allocated a seat at the time of chart preparation. For e.g. if the PNR Status says something like 10WL/CNF, then your current status of the ticket is confirmed. In this case you will be allocated Coach & Seat once the chart is prepared for the Usually chart is prepared 4 hours prior to start of the train from the origin station of the train. So even if you are not boarding at the origin station, you may expect an update on the seat number 4 hours prior to the origin station.

How often should I check for PNR Status Updates ?

If you have a waitlisted train ticket, your waitlist number usually gets updated to lower waitlist or confirmed state when passengers with confirmed tickets cancel their tickets. This change is often real time, and thus you should be checking for updates more often on this page. Alternatively, you can install RailYatri App and get automatic notifications for PNR Status.

What information can be seen using the PNR number?

The PNR allows the Railways (and us) to track the name of the passenger, train number, time of booking and ticketing time limit, among other vital information. With the help of such information, RailYatri can also send you useful information, thus making your journeys less stressful!

What is PNR Status Live ?

Passengers with RAC or Waitlisted tickets can check PNR status live to know about their PNR progress. Today PNR status checks come with confirmation predictions as well.

What is PNR Prediction ?

PNR prediction is a stress relieving feature for passengers with RAC or Waitlisted tickets. It predicts the future of a PNR, through ratings such as High, Medium and Low.

What is check PNR Status ?

To gain an understanding of PNR progress (from Waitlist towards Confirmation) the passengers need to check PNR status regularly as their journey date approaches.

What are the types of Train PNR Status ?

Train PNR status can be of 3 major types – Waitlist, RAC or Confirmed. When Confirmed berths get exhausted, ticket purchasers witness RAC and Waitlist PNR status in their tickets.

What is PNR Status on Mobile ?

The availability of PNR status on mobile helps passengers check PNR progress while they are on the go. Leading travel-based mobile apps provide accurate and updated PNR status.

What is PNR Status info ?

In the past PNR status info was available only at the Indian railways websites, but today many travel-based apps and websites are providing accurate and updated PNR status.

What is PNR confirmation prediction ?

PNR confirmation prediction, is a new feature that predicts the future of a PNR (from WL to CNF). The predictions are based on analysis of train booking and cancellation data.

What is Waitlisted PNR ?

Waitlisted PNR stands a chance to be confirmed till the time of final chart preparation. Some travel-based apps and websites provide PNR confirmation predictions much before that.

How to check PNR Waitlist confirmation ?

PNR waitlist confirmation can be checked through various websites and mobile apps. Some apps send automated SMS and notifications keeping passengers informed about PNR progress.

What is waitlist confirmation ?

Some travel-based mobile apps and websites have a feature that can predict waitlist confirmation probability. This relieves the passengers of their waitlist related tensions.

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TRAIN NO

18047-HOWRAH - VASCO DA GAMA Amravati Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

628

ROUTE

HWH BBS

RY SCORE

85%

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6116188443

TRAIN NO

18047-HOWRAH - VASCO DA GAMA Amravati Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

597

ROUTE

HWH BBS

RY SCORE

85%

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6616177045

TRAIN NO

12839-HOWRAH - CHENNAI CENTRAL SF Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

477

ROUTE

VSKP MAS

RY SCORE

40%

PNR NO arrow

6416189021

TRAIN NO

12130-HOWRAH - PUNE Azad Hind SF Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

467

ROUTE

HWH TATA

RY SCORE

88%

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2447784983

TRAIN NO

15708-AMRITSAR - KATIHAR Amrapali Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

446

ROUTE

ASR LDH

RY SCORE

76%

Top 5 unluckiest PNR (2018-06-21)

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8605665122

TRAIN NO

12137 - MUMBAI CSMT - FIROZPUR CANTT SF Punjab Mail

CLASS

1A

ORIGINAL STATUS

1

ROUTE

BSL ET

RY SCORE

91%

PNR NO arrow

2346061793

TRAIN NO

14674 - AMRITSAR - JAYNAGAR Shaheed Express

CLASS

2A

ORIGINAL STATUS

2

ROUTE

UMB BHTR

RY SCORE

78%

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4144893080

TRAIN NO

12687 - MADURAI - DEHRADUN SF Express

CLASS

2A

ORIGINAL STATUS

2

ROUTE

ED DDN

RY SCORE

89%

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2143194640

TRAIN NO

11060 - CHHAPRA - MUMBAI LTT Godan Express

CLASS

2A

ORIGINAL STATUS

3

ROUTE

JNU LTT

RY SCORE

70%

PNR NO arrow

6515036586

TRAIN NO

12333 - HOWRAH - ALLAHABAD Vibhuti SF Express

CLASS

2A

ORIGINAL STATUS

3

ROUTE

HWH ARA

RY SCORE

90%

Top 5 luckiest PNR (Last one year)

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6706841751

TRAIN NO

12505 - GUWAHATI - DELHI ANAND VIHAR North East Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

794

ROUTE

NBQ NJP

RY SCORE

85%

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2828135645

TRAIN NO

12554 - NEW DELHI - BARAUNI Vaishali SF Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

786

ROUTE

GKP HJP

RY SCORE

61%

PNR NO arrow

2347270678

TRAIN NO

12566 - NEW DELHI - DARBHANGA Bihar Sampark Kranti Exp

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

781

ROUTE

NDLS CNB

RY SCORE

50%

PNR NO arrow

4343576942

TRAIN NO

16506 - KSR BENGALURU - GANDHIDHAM Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

777

ROUTE

SBC BGM

RY SCORE

61%

PNR NO arrow

8364460841

TRAIN NO

18029 - MUMBAI LTT - KOLKATA SHALIMAR Express

CLASS

SL

ORIGINAL STATUS

775

ROUTE

NGP TATA

RY SCORE

45%