What is PNR number in Indian Railway ? | PNR Status | Meaning

PNR stands for Passenger Name Record, it is an important 10 digit number that represent train reservation information of passenger(s)  in Railway’s database. It is written on the top left corner corner of Indian Rail Ticket.   PNR Booking Enquiry is available only between 05:00 hrs to 23:00 hours Indian standard time.


Essential components of PNR required before the booking can be completed :

  • Passenger(s) Name
  • Travel Agent’s Contact Details
  • Ticketing details, either a ticket number or a ticketing time limit.
  • Itinerary as a minimum of one segment that should be similar for all passengers listed.
  • Name of the person, who provides the information while booking.


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