Many times there is no internet connection available, in that case Indian Railways SMS service can help passengers to locate their
current train status
at any point of time , currently this service is available with major telcom providers like
Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, Aircel, Loop, MTNL, MTS, TATA, Telenor, Reliance.
Note: There may be some additional charges applicable than the normal SMS tarrif.
IRCTC Live Train Status enquiry, spot or locate train -
SMS SPOT [train Number] or SMS LOCATE [train Number] and send it to 139
Ex - SPOT 12903 or LOCATE 12903
Train Arrival/Departure on station enquiry -
SMS AD [train Number] [Station STD code] and send it to 139
Ex - AD 12903 322201