This article comprises information on PNR number
of Indian Railway. Check out what is PNR / Passenger Name Record.
Indian Railway PNR
PNR is an important number that is written on the top
left corner of an Indian Rail Ticket. The abbreviation PNR stands for
Passenger Name Record. Actually, PNR is a travel record of a person or a
group of persons in the database of Computer Reservation System (CRS).
In practical terms, PNR has five parts that are essential in order to
get a booking done. The five parts or requisites of PNR number are as
- Passenger(s) Name
- Travel Agent's Contact Details
- Details of Ticket (could be a ticket number or ticketing time
- Itinerary as a minimum of one segment that should be similar for
all passengers listed.
- Person's Name, who makes the booking
After the completion of requirements, the CRS issues
a unique alpha-numeric record locator that remains same in spite of any
extra changes made. The online queries regarding PNR can be obtained
from the Computerized Reservation Applications that are available for
Public from 08:00 hrs to 20:00 IST on weekdays and from 08:00 hrs to
14:00 hrs IST on Sundays (these timings are prone to change without
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