IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd.) has launched a WhatsApp number to provide live status update of any train. Indian Railways WhatsApp number will help all travelers to get the live status update of any train just by sending a WhatsApp message to the same number with the train number.
The Indian Railways WhatsApp Number which has been launched is given here – Indian Railways WhatsApp Number: 7349389104
The users will get the live status update of trains within seconds after sending the WhatsApp message to 7349389104. However, sometime it may take time to receive the reply as the server might be busy. Alternatively, users can also all the Indian Railways Helpline Number at 139 to inquire about the status of any train or to seek any other help.
How to Know the Live Status of Train Using WhatsApp Number
Below is the complete step by step procedure to know the live status of train using the Indian Railways WhatsApp number.
STEP 1: Save IRCTC WhatsApp Number 7349389104 in your contact list on your smartphone.
STEP 2: Open Your “WhatsApp” application and search for the name at which the WhatsApp Number of Indian Railways is saved and tap it to start WhatsApp Chat.
STEP 3: Just type the train number in the WhatsApp chat box and hit Send button.
STEP 4: Within Seconds You Will Receive WhatsApp message with the train status updates, as shown in the below picture.
Indian Railways has recently introduced 4 services other than the WhatsApp number as given below.
1. Bio-toilets: It has been introduced to human excreta to be thrown on tracks. All the trains will have bio-toilets by the year 2019.
2. IRCTC-iPay: This is Indian Railway’s own payment gateway service which will be launched soon. IRCTC-iPay is also expected reduce the refund time upon train ticket cancellation.
3. Repainting: The government is re-painting the coached to beige and brown colour scheme instead of earlier blue color scheme.
4. e-catering: Passengers can order meal online at a price fixed by the Railways.
WhatsApp Number to Check PNR Status & Train Route
RailGenie is another private service which provides fast & easy way to find your PNR Status, PNR Route, Train Route, Live Train Status (Coming Soon) on your phone or tablet through WhatsApp.
RailGenie WhatsApp number is 8305699144.
RailGenie automatically responds to WhatsApp messages with Tain Status responses for 24*7. For more information about this services, please visit its official website at http://railgenie.in/