Government of India Ministry of Railways has launched 139-Rail Sampark where using the SMS Service IRCTC Train Passengers or travellers can know PNR Status, Current Train running position, Accommodation availability and Fare Enquiry, Trai Time table and other by sending a sms to 139.
PNR Status SMS
Using IRCTC SMS Service you can know details like PNR Status, Train Arrival/Departure Enquiry, Accommodation availability, Fare enquiry, Train Time table, Spot or Locate train.
You can know your ticket status Enquiry by SMS just send SMS in below to 139
Format: PNR 10DigitPNRNumber
Example: PNR 4850382039 and send sms to 139
PNR Status SMS Missed Call
Call 139 IRCTC IVR short code number and choose language it will ask you to enter your PNR number which is 10 digit, enter and know the PNR status by Call.
For Train Arrival or Departure
You can know Train Arrival Departure Time by sms
Format: AD TrainNumber STDCode
Example: AD 12931 022 and send sms to 139
Seat Accommodation Availability
Format: SEAT TrainNumber DateofJourney (Station from: STD code) (station to: STD code) (class) (Quota)
Example: SEAT 12931 121021 022 040 SL G
For Fare Enquiry
Format: FARE TrainNumber DateofJourney (Station from: STD code) (station to: STD code) (class) (Quota)
For Example FARE 12931 121021 022 040 SL G
For Train Time Table
Format: TIME TrainNumber
Example: TIME 12931
Locate Train Status By SMS
Now you can locate the exact location of the Train you want just by sms.
Format: SPOT TrainNumber or
Format: LOCATE TrainNumber
Example: SPOT 12931 or LOCATE 12931
To know all the format keywords or feilds just send SMS as HELP or RAIL to 139, IRCTC SMS service can be used by anyone.
Note: Sending sms to 139 will be charged at Rs 3 per sms.