IRCTC Indian Railways SMS services – Railways on SMS Rail Info on SMS indianrail.gov.in
IRCTC – Indian railways recently introduces SMS Systems, Which means To know enquiries like Train Alert, PNR Status, Train Status, Seat Availability, Train Schedule, Train Information, Train Time Table, Train Fare etc offered on the web site www.indianrail.gov.in are available on your mobile phone through SMS facility. For more information on the mobile service providers and the key words to be used on the mobile. People are using mobile services are “Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, IDEA, LOOP, MTNL, MTS, Reliance, TATA, Uninor and Vodafone”, only.
Rail Enquiry to know :
Train Arrival/ Departure Enquiry
Train time table Enquiry
Details of Rail Enquiry, how to : use only “…”.
For PNR Enquiry:
SMS “PNR <10-Digit PNR number>” To 139
Example : PNR 1234567890
For Train Arrival/ Departure Enquiry:
SMS “AD <Train number> <Station STD code>” to 139
For Accommodation Availability:
SMS “SEAT <Train number> <DOJ**ddmmyy> <Station from: STD code> <Station to: STD code> <Class> <Quota>***” to 139.
Example : SEAT 12655 020611 0542 0571 SL G
For Fare Enquiry :
SMS “FARE <Train number> <DOJ**ddmmyy> <Station to: STD code> <Class> <Quota>***” to 139.
For Train time table Enquiry:
SMS “TIME <Train number>” to 139.
For Train name/number:
SMS “TN <Train number> or TN<Train Name>” to 139.
Another way to know , Railway Information on SMS :
Sms HELP TRN to 54959 and get the list of services and their commands.
Sms TRNLINK to 54959 and receive the link to access these services via WAP (mobile browser).
Train Help Command
Sms HELP TRN to 54959
Sms PNR <10-digit PNR No.> to 54959
Sms TRNAV <Train No.> <Source> <Destination><DDMM> <Class> to 54959
Trains Between Two Stations
Sms TRNBT <Source> <Destination> to 54959
Train Schedule (send the first few characters of the train name)
Sms TRNSH <first few characters of the train name> to 54959
Train Schedule (by Train No.)
Sms TRNSH <Train No.> to 54959
Access via WAP (Mobile Browser)
Sms TRNLINK to 54959
For more details to visit : http://www.indianrail.gov.in/