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How to find Current Location of Train in India ?

You must be looking to find the location of running Train. Don’t worry as this article will help you to find current location of train in India. India has 4th largest largest railway network(Only behind United States, China & Russia) with 115,000 km of track and 7,112 stations. Indian railways has also been included in the list of Top 10 employers of the World. With time, Indian Railways has been introducing new trains to benefit the tourists across India. There are some luxurious trains in India as well as some scenic Toy trains like Kalka-Shimla Toy Train. Indian Railways will soon start its services for Gatimaan Express, the fastest train in India.

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Today we are going to tell you how to find current location of train in India by National Train Enquiry System. This feature to track the current location of train is helpful in following cases.

  • Track the present Location of the Train by Train Number.
  • Track the present Location of the Train by Train Name.
  • Spot your Train with Current Station with Arrival/Departure Time.
  • Check whether Train is running on right time or is Late.
  • Track the Platform Number on which the Train is going to arrive on a particular Station.

How to find Current Location of Train in India ?

1) Visiting the National Train Enquiry System

First of all you need to visit the National Train Enquiry System Website.

Note : If you want to track the current location of a train by Train Number, then follow Step 2(a) and if you want to find the current location of a train by Train Name, then follow Step 2(b).

2(a) Find Current Location of Train by Train Number

Enter the Train Number of the Train of which you want to find the location. Let’s consider that we are tracking the current location of the Train Number 12001.National Train Enquiry System

As soon as you enter the Train Number as 12001, a list of stations will populate. You need to select the Arrival Time at the Station which you want to track. Let’s select Mathura Junction.Find the Current Location of Train in India

Now, you need to select the Date on which the location of the train is to be tracked. Let’s take the date as 28/02/2016.Select the Date Find Running Train Location

Finally, you will be able to find the current position of the train you enquired for. Also, you will be able to find the arrival time of the queried station and whether the train is on right time or not.Check location of Running Train

2(b) Find Current Location of Train by Train Name

Enter the Train Name of the Train of which you want to find the location. Let’s consider that we are tracking the current location of the Train Name BPL – NDLS SHATABDI EXP.Track the Current Location of Train in India

As soon as you enter the Train Name as BPL – NDLS SHATABDI EXP, a list of stations will populate. You need to select the Arrival Time at the Station which you want to track. Let’s select Mathura Junction.

Track Current Location of Train

Now, you need to select the Date on which the location of the train is to be tracked. Let’s take the date as 28/02/2016.Select the Date for Current Location of Train

Finally, you will be able to find the current position of the train you enquired for. Also, you will be able to find the arrival time of the queried station and whether the train is on right time or not.Tracking Location of Running Train

This is the way you can find the current location of Train in India. If you like the Article, You can share it with your friends on Social Media.

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About Anirudh Singh

Anirudh Singh is a passionate blogger and the man behind Amazing India Blog. He has 5 years of experience in the newspaper industry and he founded Amazing India Blog in 2015. Apart from writing and editing articles on Travel, Business and Technology at Amazing India Blog, he also contributes to other well known newspapers and online news blogs.

One comment

  1. Yes !!! checking train running status is one of the best and wanted facilities for all the passengers. Detailed posted!! Thank you

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