Frequently Asked Questions:
Live train running status with the help GPS tracking system gives us the train's exact location along with time. You will be updated of train current location and its delay status whether it's get delayed or on-time. In addition to this, you will also get information like schedule and actual arrival/departure, delay in arrival/departure, and expected platform on which train arrives.
If you want to spot your train, simply enter train name or number in the search box and select running day then hit the "Get Status" button. As soon as you hit the button, current train status will be displayed on your computer screen along with details such as where exactly the train is, when will it arrive or depart from a particular station, and whether train is running as per scheduled time or get delayed. Passenger can check running status of any train from their desktop, smartphone and tablet using indiantrain.in, as it's compatible on all platforms and devices. Indiantrain.in, helps millions of passengers daily to plan their journey hassle free by live train status enquiry.
While checking the running status of a train, you should select the day or date on which it departs from its source station. For example, if a train is departed on Monday (day 1) from its source station and reached the destination on Wednesday (3rd day), then you should select the day on which it has departed from source station and that is Monday.
Nowadays most of the train is equipped GPS system, so with the help this functionality we come to know the train's exact location, expected platform, its delay status and various other useful information.
In case of cancellation of trains:
Station master decides platform number based on train already arrived on station, but sometimes due to overcrowd of trains which are running late and arriving late at the station, platform number isn't get updated in the railway system and that's why you didn't get it while checking train running status. Anyway, this facility is not available to smaller stations, as for now it is only available for major Junctions.
If train is running late more than three hours from its scheduled departure time at the station where you start your journey and you don't want to commence the journey, in that case you can cancel your confirmed, RAC, and WL tickets. No cancellation fee will be charged and full amount is refunded even for confirmed tatkal tickets. To get full refund, you should cancel your ticket before the actual departure of train whether it's I-tickets or E-tickets.