Railways SMS Services & Format

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Purpose of SMS

SMS format

SMS to be sent to

1.

For Reserved Ticket Berth Status Enquiry

IRPNR <10 digit PNR No.>

Example : IRPNR 1234567890

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2.

For Train Arrival/Departure Enquiry

AD <Train Number> <Station STD Code>

Example : AD 12859 022

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3.

For Accommodation Availability

SEAT <Train Number> <DOJ : ddmmyy> <Station from : STD Code> <Station to : STD code> <Class> <Quota>

Example : SEAT 12561 010712 0542 0571 SL G

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4.

For Fare Enquiry

FARE <Train Number> <DOJ : ddmmyy> <Station from : STD Code> <Station to : STD code> <Class> <Quota>

Example : FARE 12561 010712 0542 0571 SL G

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5.

For Train Time Table

TIME <Train Number>

Example : TIME 12301

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6.

For Train Number/Train Name

TIME <Train Number> or TN <Train Number>

Example : TN 12301

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7.

To Spot/Locate Train

Example: SPOT <Train Number> or LOCATE <Train Number>

Example: SPOT 12561 or LOCATE 12561

139

8.

For all the above

HELP or RAIL  

139

9.

For asking meal service

MEAL <10 digit PNR No.>

139

10.

For Tracking Your Freight Consignment

FNR <11 Digit FNR>

08860622020

11.

For cleaning of coaches during run of train itself under On Board Housekeeping Service (OBHS) $

CLEAN <10-digit PNR number>

 

58888 

12.

For Lodging Complaints

Standard decent Message

9717630982

13.

For Security of travelling passengers specially lady travellers

Standard decent Message

182

1800-111-322 (Voice)

14.

For medical emergency, food/catering etc. & Suggestions

Standard decent Message

138

(Voice & SMS)