PNR status can be used to know the current booking status of a ticket. The PNR number can be found on the top-left corner of the train ticket.
The full form of CRIS is centre for railway information systems.
By checking the PNR Status one can know the details like train number, train name, boarding railway station, travel date, Number of passengers, booking status, current status and coach position. There are different ways to check the pnr status of the rail ticket. MYTrain Status: This is a quite popular online portal and anyone can use this to check the pnr details.
All you have to do is type PNR from your mobile and send sms to 139 or 57886.
Ex: PNR 1234567890Another way is to call 139 from your phone and follow the instructions to know the status of the ticket.
Indian Railways: The official portal which passengers can use to enquiry for the pnr details. Only passengers who are booked train tickets through IRCTC can check the berth confirmation using the pnr number.
It is quite easy to inquiry for the current booking details from mobile.
Passengers can book two types of tickets through this portal.
The first one is I-ticket and the second one is E-Ticket.
A print out of this reservation chart is stick on the railway platforms and on the train compartments.
However this is not a convenient method to check the pnr status.
Tatkal Ticket vs Premium Tatkal Ticket: The tatkal is a type of quota where the booking of tickets are opened one day prior to the start of the train.