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TICKET BOOKING ON SMS

A New Dimension In Indian Railways Ticket Booking

Book your train tickets in just 2 Simple SMS’s

Any Time! Any Where!

Gone are the days when people used to stand and wait in queues for long hours for booking train tickets at the counters!!

Pre-requisites to book a ticket through SMS on 139 –

  • User should be registered on IRCTC’s website (www.irctc.co.in)
  • User should have MMID & OTP (One Time Password) for IMPS Transaction
  • Same Mobile Number should be registered with Bank & IRCTC
Step 1 (Booking the ticket):Send below SMS with Journey & passenger information to 139

BOOK <TrainNo> <FromCity> <ToCity> <TravelDate(DDMM)> <Class> <Passenger1-Name> <Age> <Gender> <Passenger2-Name> <Age> <Gender> (upto 6 passengers)

For Example:
BOOK 12420 NDLS GZB 2606 2S Rakesh 55 M Sarita 53 F

If the format sent is valid, you will receive a response SMS from 139

Trans Id: 34004567 Ticket Amount: 120 IRCTC SC: 11.24 Total Amount: 131.24 Seat: AVAILABLE-0095. For Payment SMS PAY <34004567> IMPS <MMID> <OTP> IRCTCUserID to 139 to book ticket.

Step 2 (Paying for the ticket):For payment, send SMS with the following information to 139

PAY <Transaction ID as received> IMPS <MMID as received from bank> <OTP as received from bank for this transaction> <IRCTCUserID>

For Example:
PAY 340045667 IMPS 98453672 453289 Rakesh

Confirmation SMS will be received from 139 on successful booking of the ticket

Your ticket booked successfully. PNR is: 2345678901 Ticket No: :0672261674  Booking Status: Rakesh CONFIRM C1 76 WS Sarita CONFIRM C1 77 Ticket Amt: 120.0 SC: 11.24 Src: New Delhi Dst: Ghaziabad Date of Journey: 26/06/2013 Sch Dep 12:30 hrs

Cancellation Procedure:

Case 1: If the ticket has to be completely cancelled

Send below SMS with the following information to 139

CAN <10 Digit PNR> <IRCTC UserID>


For Example:
CAN 2345678901 Rakesh

If the entered information is valid, you will receive the following response SMS from 139

We have received your request for cancellation of tickets for < Passenger 1 Name> for PNR Number 2345678901. Please confirm the cancellation by sending YES to 139 or for any change in cancellation data, send a fresh request.

Once the cancellation is confirmed, you will receive the following response SMS from 139

Your ticket for <Passenger 1 Name> with PNR Number: 2345678901 is cancelled. Amount: 60 will be refunded in your account.

Case 2: If the ticket has to be partially cancelled

Send below SMS with the following information to 139

CAN <10 Digit PNR> <IRCTCUserID> <Passenger Number>

For Example:
CAN 2345678901 Rakesh 1/2/3 (Upto 6 Passenger)

If the entered information is valid, you will receive the following response SMS from 139

We have received your request for cancellation of tickets for < Passenger 1 Name> for PNR Number 2345678901. Please confirm the cancellation by sending YES to 139 or for any change in cancellation data, send a fresh request.

Once the cancellation is confirmed, you will receive the following response SMS from 139

Your ticket for <Passenger 1 Name> with PNR Number: 2345678901 is cancelled. Amount: 60 will be refunded in your account.

  Important information
*How to generate MMID *How to receive OTP *List of Banks

OTHER SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH 139

139 Call:
*PNR Enquiry * Arrival Departure Status * Seat Availability
*Fare Enquiry * Dial a Ticket

139 SMS: SMS HELP to 139 for Keyword Information
* PNR Enquiry * Arrival Departure Status * Seat Availability
*Fare Enquiry * Time Table* Train Name/Number * Location

139 USSD: Dial *139#
* PNR Enquiry * Arrival Departure Status * Seat Availability
*Fare Enquiry * Time Table* Train Name/Number * Location

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