Indian Railway PNR status on mobile via SMS using Google service

You might have used Indian Railways website to check your PNR status.Chances are you might have used 139 to find your PNR status as well.Google has a awesome service which lets you enquire about PNR status via SMS. It’s quick an instantaneous. Good thing about it is there is no premium charge or roaming charge associated with it.Only local sms charge applicable on your carrier will be applicable.

The number is 9773300000. No need to prefix 0 or +91. Send your 10 digit PNR number to this number you will receive PNR status.

You can even track your status. When your status is wait listed or RAC. You don’t have to send SMS every now an then.You may activate tracking of the PNR number as well.Google will update you as and when there is change, till date of your journey  date. To activate PNR tracking do the following.

  1. Send PNR to 9773300000.
  2. When you receive status of PNR, reply to SMS by sending “ON”.You are all set, as and when PNR status will change Google will update you.
  3. For some reason if you want to stop receiving status update for the PNR, just send “OFF” to 9773300000.


  1. I have booked a ticket while round across India, but without paying to TT I think its very difficult task to get your seat confirmed, PNR status if IRCtC website is not more than a Joke, I have register my complaint with railway officials and also with the consumer court India, but shocked to see too many complaints against the irctc people, just visit and give me the reply what’s going on while the India Railway, we should raise our voice against them.