Saturday, November 17, 2012

Live Train Running Status on Internet | Live Train Running Status on mobile device

It is well known that most of the passengers keep on searching for a site that can give live status of the running trains instead of calling the helpline number. Now it is possible, one can track the train running details on every movement in convenience over the PC, Laptop or even on his mobile. This has been made possible by the Indian Railways for the convenience of passengers. The site even features the map of all running trains where just a click given the position of a train. Following is the link for that http:// / . This site also gives a good graphical interface to know all the details. It’s providing full Indian Map to find out the train now located.
CRIS, the IT wing of Indian Railways, is beta testing an improved and clutter-free version of the Train Enquiry website that is far more useful than the existing one. The new website will not only provides the running status of trains but also helps to track the exact location of trains across the country.
There are plenty of new features to appreciate about the new website. There is no need to remember train numbers – just enter any two station names (like Delhi to Jaipur) and it will bring all the trains available on that route. Once the required train is identified in the search results, more details of the train could be found like departure time at previous two stations, how far next two stations are on the route and what are the expected time of arrival at these stations could be found through the site. All these details certainly help to plan visit to these stations in time.
Live Status on your mobile device:
The new and fast National Train Enquiry System (NTES) / TrainEnquiry travel app makes planning and managing a trip lot easier. Now the power of access comes within your hands on your smatphonrs –information of more than 8000 trains across the country in real time – whether you are traveling, receiving, or seeing off family and friends. No matter where you are, you can look up train schedules and status across the country.
The NTES app is 100% free and has easy compatibility with most of the modern internet-enabled smartphones (see device support list along with supported mobile browsers).
How does it work?
1.       Confirm that your smartphone is compatible with the current version of the app (see compatible device list link below) and is internet enabled.
2.      Using any installed mobile web browser, type in and go to the following internet address –
3.      If your browser / device is recognized as compatible, you will be redirected to the NTES / Mobile App. Use it in the same manner as you would use on the regular web.
4.      Do not forget to bookmark ‘’ for easy access for your future visits.
Device/Browser Support –
Considering the increased use of touch-screen based smart mobile devices, the current NTES Mobile App has been developed using JQueryMobile.
The list of supported devices / browsers can be found at link provided at the site. This list gets updated periodically. Please be sure to try on any of those.