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Indian Railways SMS Services
 
Just send an SMS on 57886 through your mobile phone now to get any information on Railways. You can check Train Alert, PNR Status, Train Status, Seat Availability, Train Schedule, Train Information, Train Time Table, Train Fare. SMS Commands for Number 57886
SMS from User Description Server Response Message Id
OVERALL HELP ON SERVICES
SMS 57886 H [Help]
Railway User sends this to get overall help on railway services. Send keywords given within brackets or S.No. 1-Schedule (IRTRAIN), 2-TimeTable (IRTT), 3-PNR Status (IRPNR), 4-Search (IRSCH), 5-Seat Availability (IRSAVB), M-More 1
M User sends this to get remaining help data. Send IRTRAIN [Train Name/No] 4 schedule, IRPNR [PNR No] 4 PNR status, IRTT [Train No] [Stn] 4 timetable, IRSCH [Stn1] to [Stn2] 4 trains between 2 stations, M 4 More 2
M User sends this to get remaining help data. Send IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] 4-seat availability, [Keyword] HELP 4 help on particular keyword. 3
COMPLETE TRAIN INFORMATION
write IRTrain [train name] or [train number] send SMS to 57886 for information on trains
IRTRAIN HELP User sends this to get help on IRTRAIN Keyword. Send IRTRAIN [Train Name] or IRTRAIN [Train No] to get time table. E.g. IRTRAIN 2052 4
IRTRAIN User sends this to play the tree on IRTRAIN Keyword. Please send train name or number to get the time table. E.g. 2052 5
IRTRAIN [Train Name] OR [Train Number] User sends this to get the complete time table of train against train name. User can send the few letters of train name. Response is depending upon the train name. If more trains found against the user's train name then response will the list of train names with corresponding numbers, sources and destinations. If only one train found against user's train name then response will be the complete time table of train else response will be error message. 6
  Example 1 for IRTRAIN [Train Name]
  write IRTrain [train name] send SMS to 57886 for information on trains
 
IRTRAIN poo Here user sends train name.

Here more trains found against user's train name. So server will show the list of trains.
1-1098 Poorva Express (Eranakulam Jn to Pune Jn). 2-2303 Poorva Express(Howrah Jn to New Delhi). M-More.Reply as IRTRAIN [SNo] 7
M User sends this to get the remaining list of trains. 3-2303T Poorva Express(Howrah Jn to New Delhi). 4-2304 Poorva Express(New Delhi to Howrah Jn). M-More.Reply as IRTRAIN [SNo] 8
4 User sends this to get the complete time table of 4th train matched. Train:2304-Poorva Express, New Delhi to Howrah Jn DeptTime 4:15:00 PM ArrTime 4:35:00 PM, Runs on Wed,Thu,Sat,Sun. Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 9
M User sends this to get remaining data of the train.
This message describes the route of train with departure time and arrival time
From New Delhi(16:15) To Aligarh Jn(18:01). From Aligarh Jn(18:06) To Tundla Jn(20:05). From Tundla Jn(20:15) To Etawah(21:20). Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 10
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M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This is the last information against the train.
From Durgapur(13:57) To Barddhaman Jn(14:44). From Barddhaman Jn(14:49) To Howrah Jn(16:35). 13
write IRTrain [train name] send SMS to 57886 for information on trains
  Example 2 for IRTRAIN [Train Name]
IRTRAIN Amaravati Here user sends train name.
Here only one train found against user's train name. So server will show the complete time table.
Train:7226-Amaravati Exp, Hubli Jn to Vijayawada Jn DeptTime 1:00:00 PM ArrTime 5:45:00 AM, Runs on Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri. Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 14
M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This message describes the route of train with departure time and arrival time
From Hubli Jn(13:00) To Sisvinhalli(13:24). From Sisvinhalli(13:25) To Annigeri(13:39). From Annigeri(13:40) To Gadag Jn(14:10). Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 15
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M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This is the last information against the train.
From Mahbubnagar(02:32) To Shadnagar(03:24). From Shadnagar(03:25) To Kacheguda(05:00). 18
  Example 3 for IRTRAIN [Train Name]
write IRTrain [train name] send SMS to 57886 for information on trains
IRTRAIN DelhiTrain Here user sends train name. There is no train found against user's train name. SORRY !!! No Matching Trains Found. Please send a correct train name 19
IRTRAIN [Train No] OR [Train No](In Reply of Message 5 or 33) User sends this to get the complete time table of train against train number.
User can send the few digits/letters of train number.
Response is depending upon the train number. If more trains found against the user's train number then response will the list of train numbers with corresponding names, sources and destinations. If only one train found then response will be the complete time table of train response will be error message. 20
  Example 1 for IRTRAIN [Train No]
write IRTrain [train number] send SMS to 57886 for information on trains
IRTRAIN 238 Here user sends train number.
Here more trains found against user's train number. So server will show the list of trains.
1-2381 Poorva Express(Howrah Jn to New Delhi). 2-2381T Poorva Express(Howrah Jn to New Delhi). M-More.Reply as IRTRAIN [SNo] 21
M User sends this to get the remaining list of trains against train number. 3-2382 Poorva Express(New Delhi to Howrah Jn). 4-2382T Poorva Express(New Delhi to Howrah Jn). M-More.Reply as IRTRAIN [SNo] 22
3 User sends this to get the complete time table of 3rd train matched against train number. Train:2382-Poorva Express, New Delhi to Howrah Jn DeptTime 4:15:00 PM ArrTime 4:35:00 PM, Runs on Mon,Tue,Fri. Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 23
M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train. This message describes the route of train with departure time and arrival time From New Delhi(16:15) To Aligarh Jn(18:01). From Aligarh Jn(18:06) To Tundla Jn(20:05). From Tundla Jn(20:15) To Etawah(21:20). Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 24
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M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This is the last information against the train.
From Durgapur(13:47) To Barddhaman Jn(14:44). From Barddhaman Jn(14:49) To Howrah Jn(16:35). 27
Example 2 for IRTRAIN [Train No]
IRTRAIN 2052 Here user sends train number.
Here only one train found against user's train number. So server will show the complete time table.
Train:2052-Jan Shatabdi Exp, Madgaon to Lokmanyatilak T DeptTime 2:10:00 PM ArrTime 10:20:00 PM, Runs on Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun. Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 28
M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This message describes the route of train with departure time and arrival time
From Madgaon(14:10) To Thivim(14:45). From Thivim(14:47) To Kudal(15:18). From Kudal(15:20) To Kankavali(15:38). Send IRTRAIN M 4 More 29
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M User sends this to get remaining data against his/her train.
This is the last information against the train.
From Panvel(21:00) To Thane(21:43). From Thane(21:45) To Lokmanyatilak T(22:20). 32
Example 3 for IRTRAIN [Train No]
IRTRAIN 3830 Here user sends train number.
There is no train found against user's train number.
SORRY !!! No Matching Trains Found. Please send valid train number. 33
  TRAIN TIMETABLE
write IRTT [train name] or [train number] send SMS to 57886 for time table of train
IRTT HELP User sends this to get help on IRTT Keyword. Please Send IRTT [Train No] or IRTT [Train No] [Stn] to get the time table. Eg. IRTT 2052 34
IRTT Or 2 (Reply of Message 1) User sends this to get help on IRTT Keyword. Please send [Train No] [Station] OR [Train No] to get the timetable. E.g. 2304 Patna Jn 35
IRTT [Train No]
Or
[Train No](Reply of Message 35 or 42)
User sends this to get the timetable against train.
User must give exact train number.
If train found against user's train number the response will be train name, source, destination, on which days this train runs, departure time and arrival time else response will be error message. 36
  Example 1 for IRTT [Train No]
write IRTT [train number] send SMS to 57886 for time table of train
IRTT 2052 User sends this to get time timetable of train number 2052. Train:2052-Jan Shatabdi Exp, Madgaon to Lokmanyatilak T DeptTime 2:10:00 PM ArrTime 10:20:00 PM, Runs on Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun 37
Example 2 for IRTT [Train No]
IRTT 3840 User sends this to get time timetable of train number 3840.
Here train not found.
Invalid train no.Please Send IRTT [Train No] or IRTT [Train No] [Stn] to get the time table.Eg. IRTT 2052 38
IRTT [Train No] [Stn]
Or
[Train No] [Stn] (Reply of Message 35)
User sends this to get the timetable against train at specified station.
User must give exact train number.
If train and station found against user's train number and station, the response will be train name, source, destination, on which days this train runs, departure time and arrival time at specified station else response will be error message. 39
Example 1 for IRTT [Train No] [Stn]
IRTT 2052 Kankavali User sends this to get time timetable of train number 2052 at station Kankavali. Train:2052-Jan Shatabdi Exp, Madgaon to Lokmanyatilak T.Stn Kankavali: ArrTime 15:38 DeptTime 15:40.Runs on Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun 40
  Example 2 for IRTT [Train No] [Stn]
write IRTT [train number] send SMS to 57886 for time table of train
IRTT 2052 howrah User sends this to get time timetable of train number 2052 at howrah station.
Here train not found at howrah station.
Train:2052-Jan Shatabdi Exp, Madgaon to Lokmanyatilak T. No stoppage at howrah.Runs on Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun 41
  Example 3 for IRTT [Train No] [Stn]
write IRTT [train number] send SMS to 57886 for time table of train
IRTT 3840 User sends this to get time timetable of train number 3840.
Here train not found.
Invalid train No. Please send valid train No. 42
PNR STATUS
write IRPNR [PNR number] send SMS to 57886 for Status of PNR
IRPNR HELP User sends this to get help on IRPNR Keyword. Send IRPNR [PNR No] to know the current status against Your PNR number. 43
IRPNR
Or
3 (Reply of Message 1)
User sends this to get help on IRPNR Keyword. Please send ur PNR number to know the current status. 44
IRPNR [PNR No]
Or
[PNR No](Reply of Message 44 or 47)
User sends this to get the status against his/her PNR number. If PNR Number found against user's request then response will be the current status against PNR number. Else shows the error message 45
  Example 1 for IRPNR [PNR No]
write IRPNR [PNR number] send SMS to 57886 for Status of PNR
IRPNR 8252751846 User sends this to get the current status against PNR Number 8252751846. Against ur PNR 825-2751846 Status: 1.AS1-12 Conf 2.AS1-13 Conf 3.AS1-14 Conf 4.AS1-15 Conf 5.AS1-16 Conf 6.W/L-1 W/L-1 46
Example 2 for IRPNR [PNR No]
IRPNR 825275182 User sends this to get the current status against PNR Number 825275182. Invalid PNR No., please send a valid PNR number 47
TRAINS BETWEEN TWO STATION
write IRSCH [Station Name] send SMS to 57886 for trains between stn1 and stn2
IRSCH HELP User sends this to get help on IRSCH Keyword. Please Send IRSCH [Stn1] to [Stn2] to get the trains between 2 stations. E.g. IRSCH New Delhi to Mumbai CST 48
IRSCH
OR
4 (Reply of Message 1)
User sends this to get help on IRSCH Keyword. Please Send [Stn1] to [Stn2] to get the trains between 2 stations. E.g. New Delhi to Mumbai CST 49
IRSCH [Stn1] to [Stn2]
OR
[Stn1] to [Stn2]
(Reply of Message 49 or 53)
User sends this to get the trains between stn1 and stn2 stations.
Here user can send few letters for stn1 and stn2
If trains found between two stations then response will be trains listing else error message. 50
  Example 1 for IRSCH [Stn1] to [Stn2]
write IRSCH [Station Name] send SMS to 57886 for trains between stn1 and stn2
IRSCH New Delhi TO Howrah Jn User sends this get the trains between New Delhi and Howrah Jn. New Delhi(NDLS) To Howrah Jn(HWH): 2302-Kolkata Rjdhni,Dept:17:00,Runs on Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Sat,Sun. Send IRSCH M 4 More 51
M User sends this to get the remaining data. By sending IRSCH M, User can get all trains listing running between user's source station and destination station. 2304-Poorva Express,Dept:16:15,Runs on Wed,Thu,Sat,Sun. 2304T-Poorva Express,Dept:16:15,Runs on Wed,Thu,Sat,Sun. Send IRSCH M 4 More 52
Example 2 for IRSCH [Stn1] to [Stn2]
IRSCH xyz to pqr User sends this get the trains between xyz and pqr. Sorry, there is no train found between xyz and pqr. Please send a valid city name 53
  SEAT AVAILABILITY
write IRSAVB [HELP] send SMS to 57886 for help on seat availability
IRSAVB HELP User sends this to get help on IRSAVB Keyword. Please send IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] to get seat availability. E.g. 2304 New Delhi To Allahabad Jn 17 08 54
IRSAVB
Or
5 (Reply of Message 1)
User sends this to get help on IRSAVB Keyword. Please send [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] to get seat availability. 55
IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] OR [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] (Reply of Message 55) User sends this to get seat availability for specified train from stn1 to stn2 on specified date If Train found and train runs on current date and passes through station1 and station2 then response will be seat availability for all classes of the train else response will be the error message. 56
  Example 1 for IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM]
write IRSAVB [Train Number] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] send SMS to 57886 for seat availability
IRSAVB 2304 new delhi to patna 15 08 User sends this to get the seat availability for train 2304 from new delhi to patna on 15th Aug. 2304 Poorva Express(New Delhi-Patna Jn),15Aug,Status: 1A:Avail-0005, 2A:WL2, 3A:WL1, SL:Avail-0156 57
Example 2 for IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM]
IRSAVB 2304 new delhi to patna 17 08 User sends this to get the seat availability for train 2304 from new delhi to patna on 17th Aug.
Here train does not run on current date i.e. 17th Aug.
2304 Poorva Express(New Delhi-Patna Jn),17Aug,Status: Train does not run on chosen date. 58
Example 3 for IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM]
IRSAVB 2392  new delhi to patna 17 08 User sends this to get the seat availability for train 3840 from new delhi to patna on 17th Aug. Train does not exist. Please send a valid train no. 59
  Example 4 for IRSAVB [Train No] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM]
write IRSAVB [Train Number] [Stn1] to [Stn2] [DD] [MM] send SMS to 57886 for seat availability
IRSAVB 2304 new delhi to panipath 15 08 User sends this to get the seat availability for train 3840 from new delhi to panipath on 15th Aug Station panipath does not exist for train number 2304. 60
Write Iralert <PNR Number> to get the  train delay status  send SMS to 57886 for train delay
Iralert <PNR Number> User sends this to get the train delay status from the starting station

 

In case of delay of train you can iralert "Y" for more alerts    
 
Operators Covered under 57886 are: - Airtel, HUTCH, MTNL