PNR stands for 'Passenger Name Record'. PNR is database record in Indian Railways computer reservation system. PNR contais journey details like Train number , Train name , Boarding Station , Leaving Station and passenger details .
PNR is 10 digit number printed at the top left corner of the printed tickets booked from Indian Railway Reservation Counters (Window Tickets). In case of the E – Ticket (Online or IRCTC tickets), it is printed at top in separate cell
PNR Status | PNR-Status
We can check the "PNR Status" of any train ticket. Train ticket are booked through IRCTC or Indian railway ticket counter. PNR status helps to find wheather the ticket is confirmed OR Not.
PNR Status Prediction
PNR status prediction helps to predict Indian railway train ticket comirmation chances. It is always displayed in Percentage (%)
1 . E-Ticket
E-Ticket or Electronic Ticket is only booked through IRCTC website.
2 . I-Ticket
Tickets booked at railway reservation counter are of type i-Ticket. It can also be booked at IRCTC website and usually gets delievered through courier at your doorstep.
Generation of PNR number
PNR number is a 10-digit number in which the first 3 digits signify the zone of the train with respect to the origin station of that train and the last 7 digits are randomly generated.
what is meaning of RAC/20/GN
It means your ticket is in RAC status. If it is not confirmed until chart prepration then you have to share your seat with another person in train
IRCTC or Online ticket remains waitlisted (WL) after chart prepared
The ticket will be automatically cancelled and your money will be refunded in your bank account OR Wallets in 3-4 working days through which payment was made.
Railway Reservation counter (Window) ticket remains waitlisted (WL) after chart prepared
You can travel with respected trains but No seats will be alloted. If you are cancelling the ticket then only cancellation charges will be applied and remaining amount will be refunded
If i lost my train ticket but I remember my PNR number.
If a passenger has booked an e-ticket from IRCTC website and forgets to take the e-ticket print out but remembers the PNR number then there is no problem provided the passenger has a valid id proof. IRCTC ticket booking sms is also allowed in place of ticket print out. On missing both print out and sms, a penalty of Rs.50 per ticket can be levied by TTE. However for counter tickets passenger needs to carry both original ticket and a valid id proof. If one has lost the ticket but remembers PNR number, a duplicate ticket can be requested from railway reservation counters