Southern Railway PNR Status Check Online

People in India who have traveled a lot country wide by rail will be quick to point out that The Southern Railways is certainly the largest of the Indian Railway Zones and most remarkable of all the zones. This railway system covers the entire peninsula of the south including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Pondicherry and parts of Andhra Pradesh. Itprovides travel service to more than 500 million passengers annually. More revenue is generated by carrying passenger than freight. That’s about the best reason why it was decided to incorporate excellent information systems for its customers. So today I am going to give one nice article on how you can easily check PNR Status of Southern Railway Online with very easy steps.

Check PNR Status for Southern Railways

Information systems of the Southern Railways are ‘real time’ systems and the main worry or interest for a person with a booked ticket is to know about the status of his reservation, his seat number and coach number. Railway ticket can be booked in advance for a trip which a person expects to make in future. The wait listed passengers are always eager to know the status of their ticket for their journey, which changes frequently as the time of the journey nears due to cancellation of tickets. So not talking more enough let me tell you the perfect procedure to check South Railway PNR Status from your mobile as well as computer.

To know the status of reservation one need not have to go the nearest station, stand in queues and face other discomforts. Passengers can dial ‘139’ from their BSNL, MTNL land lines and a number of telecom operator enabled phones like Idea, Reliance and others. Customers, therefore have easy access to fax, SMS & call back facilities. All that a person with a valid ticket requires is the PNR number of his ticket. A PNR is an abbreviation for Passenger Name Record and it is a record of the itinerary for a single passenger or a group of passengers in the database of the Computer Reservation System (CRS). With a valid PNR number the system can display the status of the reservation.

The check can be done by the passenger in the following manners:

  1. Visit the page “PNR Status Check It is a simple site with only a ‘home page’ and the user will only get a single option that is to type the PNR number and submit. This is sufficient to let him know the status of his booking. The PNR number is on the left side of the computer generated ticket. The status display is available 24 hours.
  2. SMS facility can be used otherwise by sending the message to 57886 or 5676747 in the format being “PNR < 10 digit PNR number >.
  3. An SMS can also be sent to 139 which is a new passenger information system started by the Southern Railways. This costs Rs 3/- per message.
Note : One can always check the PNR status or can online book the travel ticket from the official Indian Government website namely IRCTC, so if you also want to register the ticket then follow the guide of IRCTC Login and you will be further guided for the same process.

Hence the PNR status checking system is a great convenience to both the passenger and the southern railways. So friends, I hope you enjoyed this article and if you have problem or want to clear any doubt then please do comment and we will get back to you very soon with your answer. So always stay tuned with us to get more quality articles on same topic.

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