Imagine reaching the station on time only to know your train is late. Now, you are uncertain about the train’s location and time, so you sit there for hours waiting for the train to arrive. We have all been there, but how about if you could know the exact location of your train so you leave for the station at the perfect time? It is possible, and we have listed a couple of methods to help you track the exact location and real-time status of your train.
How to Know the Exact Location of the Indian Train?
Some apps and websites let you track a train's status in real-time without charging you anything. This will help you a lot in the aforementioned situations.
Method 1 – Where Is My Train App
Where is My Train app is one of the most popular apps for tracking Indian train status. This app comes in handy to both users waiting for the train and those on the train. The app’s interface is very intuitive and easy to use. You can search for the train directly from the home screen. If you don’t remember the train number, you can enter the source and destination to know about all the available trains.
If you are on the train, you can set an alarm on the app to get notified when you reach your destination. This app uses your phone’s GPS to determine the train’s speed. More app features include PNR status, ticket availability, and booking. Another useful feature is the app is available in multiple languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, and four more regional languages.
Method 2 – Ixigo Website and App
Ixigo is known for being a train and flight ticket booking service, but you may not know that it also lets you track the live status of Indian trains. This service is free and available on the Ixigo website and the app. You can easily go to the website and check the train status using the train number or name.
The user interface showing the train’s running status is simple to read and understand. It highlights the train stops and shows whether the train is between stations. You can also check for any train delays at that particular time; apart from this, there's an option to check the PNR status, train schedule, and station information.
Method 3 – RailYatri Website and App
RailYatri is another third-party service available as an app and a website to help you track the train status. The website is pretty clean and ad-free, without any pop-ups or anything. You can search for a train using the train number, PNR number, or source and destination. Once you find your train, you can check its timetable and running status.
RailYatri shows the live status of a train with a very interactive interface. It shows the train's exact location, including the stations and halts between the train stops. It also lets you order food at any station using your PNR number. This service offers a lot of information than just the train location.
Q. How Do I Know the Exact Location of My Train?
Various tools are available on the internet to know the exact location of your train. We have discussed three of the most popular and working methods to help you track your train.
Q. Are These Services Free to Use?
Yes, most of these apps and services are free to use. You may see some ads on the app, which, if they bother you, can be removed by paying a small charge.
Q. Can I Check My Train Arrival Status by SMS?
Yes. Type AD XXXXX YYYY, where X is the five-digit train number, and Y is your four-digit STD code, and send it to 139, which is the official number of Indian Railways and is chargeable.
This is how you can track the status of your train before leaving your home. It saves you precious time and gives you the certainty of not missing your train again. Stay tuned for more amazing and helpful tips and tricks.
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