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Train Running Status

TrainFromToCurrent LocationLive Running Status
12557 - Sapt Kranti ExpMuzaffarpur Jn (MFP)Anand Vihar TRM (ANVT)Ghaziabad (GZB)1 hr 8 min delay
22691 - Rajdhani ExpKSR Bengaluru (SBC)H Nizamuddin (NZM)Jangaon (ZN)21 min delay
22673 - Bgkt Mq Sf ExpBhagat Ki Kothi (BGKT)MANNARGUDI (MQ)Tiruvottiyur (TVT)on time
12418 - Prayagraj ExpNew Delhi (NDLS)Prayagraj Jn. (PRYJ)Subedarganj (SFG)1 hr 50 min delay
12565 - Bihar S KrantiDarbhanga Jn (DBG)New Delhi (NDLS)Thalwara (TLWA)8 min delay
22610 - Intercity ExpCoimbatore Jn (CBE)Mangaluru Cntl (MAQ)Tirunnavaya (TUA)21 min delay
22351 - Ppta Ypr ExpPatliputra (PPTA)Yesvantpur Jn (YPR)Adhartal (ADTL)50 min delay
18183 - Tata Dnr ExpTatanagar Jn (TATA)Danapur (DNR)Birarajpur (BIRP)2 min delay
12809 - Howrah MailC Shivaji Mah T (CSMT)Howrah Jn (HWH)HAUR (HAUR)3 hr 30 min delay
19045 - Tapti Ganga ExpSurat (ST)Chhapra (CPR)Pahara (PRE)36 min delay
15017 - Ltt Gkp ExpressLokmanyatilak T (LTT)Gorakhpur Jn (GKP)Prayagraj Jn. (PRYJ)on time
13484 - Farakka ExpOld Delhi (DLI)Malda Town (MLDT)BONIDANGA (BDAG)3 hr 14 min delay
22502 - Ntsk Sbc Sf ExpNew Tinsukia Jn (NTSK)KSR Bengaluru (SBC)Majgaon Assam (MZQ)29 min delay
12176 - Chambal ExpressGwalior (GWL)Howrah Jn (HWH)Sonagir (SOR)14 min delay
52459 - Klk Sml ExpressKalka (KLK)Simla (SML)DHARMPUR HMCHL (DMP)7 min delay
12311 - Netaji ExpressHowrah Jn (HWH)Kalka (KLK)Dd Upadhyaya Jn (DDU)29 min delay
12435 - Garib Rath ExpJaynagar (JYG)Anand Vihar TRM (ANVT)DAUD KHAN (DAQ)1 hr 52 min delay
12622 - Tamilnadu ExpNew Delhi (NDLS)Mgr Chennai Ctl (MAS)Lalitpur Jn (LAR)4 hr 41 min delay
15484 - Mahananda ExpOld Delhi (DLI)Alipur Duar Jn (APDJ)New Barauni Jn (NBJU)4 hr 37 min delay
12948 - Azimabad ExpresPatna Jn (PNBE)Ahmedabad Jn (ADI)Kanspur Gugauli (KSQ)1 hr 4 min delay

Live Train Status

Sapt Kranti Exp (12557), departed from Muzaffarpur Jn (MFP) and going towards Anand Vihar TRM (ANVT), has Reached GZB at 08:34
Status: 1 hr 8 min delay
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Rajdhani Exp (22691), departed from KSR Bengaluru (SBC) and going towards H Nizamuddin (NZM), has Reached ZN at 08:41
Status: 21 min delay
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Bgkt Mq Sf Exp (22673), departed from Bhagat Ki Kothi (BGKT) and going towards MANNARGUDI (MQ), has Reached TVT on time at 08:46
Status: on time
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IRCTC Live Train Running Status

In the 'Train Running Status’ form, simply enter the five-digit train number or the name of the train. Then, select the date of journey from the source station. This will display the arrival and departure time of your train for your boarding station. During train status check on ixigo, you get additional details like info on real-time delays, your boarding platform number, and the last-reported location. 

Additional Info on Live Running Status:

  • Total distance (in km) to be covered by the train from origin to destination.
  • Platform numbers for boarding at each station.
  • Estimated arrival/departure times at all stations, plus any delays.
  • The total number of scheduled halts, and the duration of each.
  • The distance (in km) between each scheduled halt.
  • All intermediate stations to be crossed without any halts.

Live train status check is a system created by the Indian Railways to track the exact location of a passenger train. One of the easiest and fastest ways to spot your train, it also provides the expected arrival time, the names of upcoming stations, and the expected departure time. This real-time tracking of GPS-enabled IRCTC trains has made travel more convenient.

Train Running Status on Mobile App:

  • Get flat ₹50 ixigo money on checking train running status on ixigo trains app
  • Share your train’s live status with other people.

This is made possible by the National Train Enquiry System (NTES), which tracks train movements and shares their data with websites, helplines, mobile apps, railway enquiry counters and display boards at stations.

Next time when you do train ticket booking (or tatkal ticket booking), use ixigo money to save on tickets.
Once you have checked the running status of your train, you can also make a PNR status enquiry. Our Where is my train feature can also help you locate your train. On ixigo, you can also check seat availability in your train.

Train Running Status FAQs

Q. What is Live Train Running Status?

A: Live Train Running Status is a tool created by the Indian Railways that tracks the current location of a train. Using this tool and data from mobile carriers, ixigo offers the fastest way to find your train in real-time. It also shares the expected arrival and departure times, the platform number for boarding, and the upcoming stations on a train’s route.

Q. How do I check the train running status online or on app?

A: ixigo offers the easiest way to know your train status.
To check it on a browser, click on the link and follow these steps:
  • Enter IRCTC Train Number or Train Name.
  • Click on Search for your Train Status.
  • You will now see your train's live location.

You can also check the running status on the home screen of the ixigo trains app. Simply tap on Running Status to get started.

Q. How does running status work?

A: A GPS-aided device is installed on the locomotive that pushes/pulls the train. When the locomotive leaves its source station, the device tracks this departure and collects data on all the upcoming stations the train will travel to. This is how we are able to know the current location, speed, and any delays on a train journey.

Q. Which date should I select while checking Train Running Status?

A: You should select the date on which the train departed from its source station. For example, if your scheduled date of journey is today, but your train left the source station yesterday, then you should select yesterday's date to accurately track the train.

Q. How can I check if my train is rescheduled?

A: To know if your train has been rescheduled or not, please search for your train name and number on ixigo's website or app. Passengers can immediately get this information about the live running status of their train. This information includes the exact location and newest information about any train.

Q. What is the coach position of a train?

A: A train’s coach position refers to its location relative to the engine. For example, if the coach position number is 9, it means that it is the 9th coach starting from the engine. Use the ixigo trains app to find the current position of your coach.

Q. How do I check the ETA of a train?

A: To check the estimated time of arrival (ETA), use the ixigo trains app. Go to ‘Running Status’ on the homescreen, and simply enter the five-digit train number or the name of the train. Then, select the date of journey from the source station. This will display the arrival and departure time of your train for your boarding station.

Q. What is the train enquiry number for Railways?

A: 139 is the train enquiry number for the Indian Railways. It is an integrated helpline known as Rail Madad that provides train information to callers from any part of the country.

Q. How do you find out if trains are running?

A: There are various ways to check if trains are running. You can use the official website of the National Train Enquiry System (NTES) for this purpose. You can also visit the ixigo website or the ixigo trains app to check your live train running status.

Q. Which train is running after lockdown?

A: The Indian Railways launched or restored hundreds of special trains, mail/express trains and. More trains are being added every week, including popular services like the Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Tejas Express, and Garib Rath. Follow us here to get the latest IRCTC news and updates.

Q. How many trains are running currently?

A: In India, approx 13,452 trains are managed by Indian Railways. These trains cover almost 1,23,236 kms carrying 23 million travellers and 3 million tonnes (MT) of freight daily from 7,349 stations.

NTES (National Train Enquiry System)

What is NTES?

NTES stands for National Train Enquiry System. Managed by the Indian Railways, it is a system to help travellers get real-time information about train schedules. It includes features like Spot your Train, Live Station, Train Schedule, Cancelled Trains, Rescheduled Trains, Diverted trains, and Trains between Stations. Know more here.

As you can tell, live train tracking is useful as it gives you the real-time location of a train, leaving the guesswork out of your travel plans. Whether you’re directly using the NTES train enquiry, or logging into the ixigo trains app, knowing the running status will help you plan a hassle-free journey.

Here are the different ways you can use the NTES:
  1. Check the train schedule for a selected date using the Train Schedule tab.
  2. Use Exceptional Trains > Rescheduled Trains to know of changes in timings or dates.
  3. Go to Exceptional Trains > Diverted Trains to know of recent diversions.
  4. Try Exceptional Trains > Cancelled Trains to know of any terminated trips.
  5. Visit the Train B/w Stations tab to know all the operational trains between two stations. You can filter using 25 train types.
  6. Tap on the Live Station tab to check all the trains going from one station to another within the next 2–8 hours.