Live Train Running Status - NTES

Anyone who travels on the Indian Railways network is well aware of NTES train enquiry. After all, a large number of travellers prefer to travel by rail over other modes of transport like buses and flights. The reason is simple. Train travel is reasonable as well as comfortable for long-distance travel. Owing to the enormous railway network, train schedules sometimes go haywire. In such a scenario, the availability of online train running status enables many travellers to plan their schedule. The new National Train Enquiry System (NTES) helps you find your train & all the relevant information related to it. So, to spot your train, just type the train name or number on the main page of NTES.

Check Train Running Status via NTES

To check IRCTC train status, follow these simple steps: -
  1. Enter the five-digit train number or the train name in the box
  2. As soon as you enter the number/name, the current station of the train will display on the screen
  3. Details of the current train status, arrival time at other stations in the journey history will also show up
  4. If you want to look up for another NTES live status, just click on the New Search tab and the search box will reset
  5. You can check the most recent running status using the shortcut tab

About National Train Enquiry System (NTES)

  1. Check the train schedule for a particular date using Train Schedule tab. Simply enter the train number and the date of journey
  2. At first, look for trains which have been rescheduled within the last 48 hours. Use the Rescheduled tab for the same
  3. Trains get diverted in case the route or railway track is faulty. Use the Diverted tab to see all the recently diverted trains and from which stations they were diverted.
  4. Use the Trains Cancelled to see for cancellations due to bad weather, unfavourable conditions, etc.
  5. Check the train running between two stations.
  6. Check all the details related to the train such as passing/leaving from a particular station within 2-8 hours. Use the NTES Live Station feature to receive the live updates of your train.

The live train tracking is very useful as it tells you the current location of the train. For this obvious reason, the availability of NTES train enquiry is highly beneficial as it helps to plan your travel better.

Nowadays, it is possible for you to check the current train status with departure and arrival timings, coach position, current location, etc. You can check all the information provided by IRCTC.

Offline Train Running Status Feature:

To solve any connectivity problems while travelling, ixigo has introduced an awesome feature called offline train running status on its trains app. This feature enables users to view the ability of trains, receive booking reminders, set station alarms, check live NTES train running status and search for train routes offline. So, if you have doubts like, Where is my train? Then you will be glad to know that in a few clicks, you will be able to view the live location of your train. This amazing feature will help you to find your train and all the other relevant information.

Live Train Running Status(NTES) - FAQs

Q. What is NTES?

A: NTES stands for National Train Enquiry System and helps travellers find the whereabouts of their train. It includes features like spot your train, live station, train schedule, cancelled trains, rescheduled trains, diverted trains, etc.

Q.What is Train Running Status?

A: Train running status provides the current location of any train along with its expected time of departure and arrival, platform number on which the train is arriving and the next upcoming station.

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

A: On the ixigo trains app, passengers get the exact location and information about any train.

Q. What is the coach position of a train?

A: Coach position of train means the exact coach position at a railway station. Use ixigo trains app to find the current position of your coach. For example, if the coach position number is 9, it means that it is the 9th coach starting from the engine.

Q. How to Check ETA of the train?

A: To check the estimated time of arrival (ETA), use the ixigo trains app. Simply enter the five-digit train number or the name of the train to find the ETA.

Q. How to check Train Running Status?

A: To check the live status of a train, Enter the five-digit train number or its name to get the current station update. Download ixigo trains app to use this feature.

Q. What is the train enquiry number for Railways?

A: 139 is the train enquiry number for Railways. People can get information about the trains from any part of the country through this number.

Q. What is the meaning of train number?

A: Each Indian Railways train has a number that comprises of five digits. The five-digit number has the first digit between 0 to 9 and each one of them has a different meaning. You can search for the location of your train by entering the 5 digit number.

Q. How to Spot Your Train using ixigo App!

A: Firstly download ixigo trains app to Spot Your Train. Then tap on running status. After that, simply enter the train name or number to get detailed information about the train.

Q. How to check the train ticket status?

A: To check your train ticket status, you need to enter your PNR number. PNR stands for Passenger Name Record and it is a 10-digit number issued when you book a train ticket. With ixigo trains app, you can just enter 10-digit PNR number without any hyphen in the search box and easily get all the details about the status of your train ticket. Check train PNR status here.