Millions of people in India travel from one place to the other with Indian Railway (IRCTC). Those who use Seat Reservation facility generally need to check PNR Status of their seats. As most of we know that one can do his/her PNR Status Enquiry online using IRCTC website (Read how to check PNR Status online using IRCTC website). But say you don’t have Internet access at all, not even GPRS on Mobile, then how would you check PNR Status? Answer is simple, you can check your railway PNR Status through SMS on Mobile phones.

IRCTC i.e. Indian Railway provides the facility to check railway PNR status through SMS right on your Mobile phone. You just need to send an SMS including your 10-digit PNR number to 54959 in the following format:

PNR 10-digit PNR Number

Below screenshot shows a quick demonstration to check railway PNR status through SMS on your mobile phone:

railway pnr status through sms

So, next time when you need to check railway PNR status, give this handy facility a try. Hope you find it useful. Also read how to check PNR Status online.