Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway network in the world and the largest employer in the world with a total of 1.4 million employees serving their duties across the country. With a complex network of railway lines, divisions and zones, Indian Railways cater to the needs of 23 million travelers and d 3 million tonnes of freight daily. With such a robust volume and capacity, railways are the most enquired services in India. People wanted to know the live status of the train they are traveling, reservation status of the ticket they had booked (PNR enquiry), train time table, or any other service related to trains. There are a plethora of websites and apps that serve people, but only a few of them offer real-time and latest status of all the users’ enquiries. Let us take a look at best 5 apps or websites that offer train enquiry services accurately and precisely.
- Where is My Train App
Where is My Train
Where is My Train app is a unique train app that offers all train-related services to the users. The USP of the app is the train status feature that shows the live status of the train even without GPS and the internet. The app utilizes the cell signal and shows the accurate position of the train. This offline train schedule feature is especially helpful during journeys as users face poor connectivity. Other services offered by Where is My Train app are PNR status, coach layout, platform enquiry, and so on.
Download link: Google Play Store
Trainman is the next-generation train enquiry and ticket booking app that offers its services through the app and a website. Just like the Where is My Train app, Trainman also offers offline train status to its users. Another cool feature of the Trainman app is that when users searches for the status of the PNR number, the app send app notification when there is any change in the PNR status.
Download Link: Google Play Store
eTrainStatus is the latest addition to the world of Indian Railways. The main USP of the website is that it is faster, liter compared to other websites that offer train services. As the data connectivity during the travel will be poor, fast loading of the website is quint-essential. The data shown by e Train Status is not only real-time but also accurate. The services offered by the website include PNR Status, Live Train Status, Train Schedule, Trains Between Stations, and more. All of the above services can be accessed from both mobile and desktop.
Website link: e Train Status
RailYatri is not just a train enquiry app, but it also offers services like bus booking, order food on train, medical emergency, etc. As for the train, RailYatri website and app have a plethora of services that include PNR status, ticket booking, live train status, fare enquiry, etc. Its app has the highest rating (4.6) on the Google Play Store and has more than 1 million installs.
App Link: Google Play Store
eTrain.info is the most classical website among all the train enquiry websites. There is no train service left by the website to offer its users. Right from the PNR status to fare enquiry, eTrain.info provides a plethora of train services. One of the oldest train enquiry website, eTrain.info website has over 5 million monthly page views that is catering to the needs of passengers for several years in the country.