South Western Railway PNR Status

South Western Railway came into existence on April 1, 2003 as a result of reorganisation of Indian railway zones by incorporatingthe Bangalore Divisions and Mysore Divisions of Southern Railway with Hubli Division of South Central Railway. The headquarters of the South Western Railway Zone are situated at Hubli in the Karnataka State. It includes three divisions such as Bangalore Division, Mysore Division and Hubli Division.

Check Pnr Status Irctc at “http://www.pnrstatus.co.in”. South Western Railway is among the technologically advanced railway zones of the Indian Railways that encompasses regions of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra. It also includes different cities across various states of the country. Although it is smallest zone of Indian railway, it is popular for generating high revenue and heavy traffic. It handles large number of passengers including many tourists from India and abroad.

Bangalore division is considered as a leading railway division of South Western Railway Zone that is notable for heavy traffic. This division comprises of many important trains such as Udyan Express, Lalbagh Express, and Shatabdi Express connecting Bangalore and Chennai.

South Western Railway features many advanced telecommunication and high tech features that helps in the smooth running of the various trains throughout its network. The complete safety and security of the passengers is ensured by the presence of technologically advanced signalling system coupled with expert maintenance staff.

The South Western Railway network drives economic activity in the south western regions of the country and the proposed Hubli-Ankola linewould further enhance its efficiency.

Checking the PNR Status in South Western Railway

Passengers can dial ‘139? from their BSNL landlines Idea Dolphin Garuda Spice Telecom MTNL landlines and other telecom operator enabled phones. Thus customers can get easy access to fax, SMS and call back facilities.

Steps for checking PNR status in South Western Railway

The steps for checking PNR status using Indian Railways website are as follows.

(1)          Visit the page http://www.indianrail.gov.in/pnr_stat.html

(2)          Keep your PNR number handy. The PNR number is a 10 digit number located on left side of ticket

(3)          You should quote this PNR number and insert it in the empty fields for checking the status of your ticket.

(4)          After inserting the correct PNR number you can click on GET PNR status button located below the query box.

The services of Indian Railways websites are available from 0400 hrs IST to 2330 hrs IST.

Moreover passenger can also make South Western Railway PNR Status Enquiry on Rediff website or Cleartrip website

PNR status by SMS: Passengers can also get the PNR status of South Western Railway Ticket by sending SMS in the following format.

“PNR <10 digit PNR number>” to 57886 or 5888 or 5676747

In addition to above numbers passenger can also send the SMS to 139 number which is new passenger information system started by South Western Railway.  In fact one can send SMS to 139 for obtaining any information related to South Western Railways including fare accommodation PNR Status etc. This SMS service costs at a premium of Rs 3 per message.

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