Indian Railways SMS Service

Indian Railways SMS Service: Now all the 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 are available on your mobile phone through SMS facility. For more information on the mobile service providers and the keywords to be used on the mobile.

Indian Railways SMS Service

Indian Railways and IRCTC’s SMS services on the number 139

SMS Service:

PNR Enquiry:SMS “PNR <10-digit PNR number>” to 139
For example: PNR 1234567890
Train Arrival/Departure Enquiry:SMS “AD<Train number> < Station STD code>”
For example: AD 12859022
For Accommodation Availability:SMS ” SEAT<Train number><DOJ** ddmmyy> <Station from:STD code> <Station to:STD code><class><Quota>***”to 139
For example: SEAT 12561 020611 0542 0571 SL G
Fare Enquiry:SMS “FARE<Train number> <DOJ** ddmmyy> <Station from: STD code> <Station to: STD code> <class> <Quota>***” to 139
For example: Fare 12561 020611 0542 0571 SL G
Train Time Table:SMS “TIME<Train number> to 139
For example: TIME 14034
For Train Name/NumberSMS “TN<Train Name> or TN< Train number>” to 139
For example: TN Kalka Shatabdi or TN 14034

This Service is currently available on Jio, Airtel, BSNL, Idea,  MTNL, MTS, Vodafone Operators.


  • Premium Charges of Rs. 3.00 Per SMS is applicable.
  • DOJ stands for “Date of Journey”.
  • The quota is an optional field. For Example, please enter G for General, CK for Tatkal.
  • For the CLASS field please enter 1A for First Class AC, 2A for Second Class AC, 3A for Third Class AC, SL for Sleeper, CC for Chair Car, 2S for Second Sitting.

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