Irctc is undoubtedly one of the biggest website in travel industry, not only in India but also in the world, to book Indian Railway Tickets online. One can register free with Irctc.co.in and can book his railway reservation ticket online. One can also check his reservation status with Irctc pnr status tool. People all around India or some time from different parts of world checks train schedules, train routes, availability of tickets and cancellation trough irctc.co.in.
There are two types of railway tickets can be booked via Irctc website. One is eticket, another is iticket.
Eticket does not required any document to book the ticket. But while traveling the passenger must carry some ID proof which includes (Voter Identity Card, Passport, PAN card, Driving License etc.). Otherwise he might be considered as without ticket. It can be booked till the chart of the running train is prepared. The tickets can be booked only if there is confirmed seat or RAC.
Iticket is normal ticket which you book through irctc.co.in. It can be booked three days before the traveling date. The ticket is delivered at your mentioned address in irctc web site while registering. These tickets can be booked as and having status of Confirmed, RAC, Wait listed ticket.
You can check PNR Status both kind of tickets through irctc.You just need to log in with your IRCTC login password and check the tab called reservation status. In the case of eticket just check ticket booking history. In both case you will find ten digit PNR number through which you can check your IRCTC PNR Status.
Here is the Irctc Login Page For General users.
Southern Railway is one the four zones in Indian Railway. It also has the prime to be one of the oldest of them all. It is formed on 14th April, 1951, and since then it is serving Indian passengers with it best services. The main head quarters is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. There are six divisions which come under SR, namely Madurai, Chennai, Palakkad, Tiruchirapalli, Salem and Thiruvananthapuram.
As this railway service is based in populated parts on India, it majorly earn revenue from Indian Passengers and not from freight as other railways does. Serving more than 500 millions passengers annually, Southern Railway has pride on his services. The state which Southern railway covers combine Tamil Nadu, Punducherry and Kerala along with small portion of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. As this state is having one of the higher literacy rates more people prefer to book their southern rail tickets online. As they book their mostly from IRCTC booking website. They also check their Southern Railway PNR Status online. They can either do this by provided Indian Railway official website or either check it on PNR Status Enquiry Blog.
Most of the time you may not find an internet connection nearby, in that case one can check his Southern Railway PNR Status via mobile phone numbers or PNR Status sms service provided by Indian Railways.
It is always been advised to take print out of your railway ticket and keep proper ID if your ticket is been booked online. This will avoid any misconception and you will travel without any trouble. In case your ticket is been not reservation ticket or is not been confirmed and you are traveling in reservation compartment, you would be termed as without ticket. Take full information before booking your tickets online via any travel agent.