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List of Railway Status Codes

CodeDescription
CAN-MODCancelled or Modified Passenger. This status is assigned to a passenger (or ticket) modified or cancelled after booking.
RACReservation Against Cancellation. You are assured a place to sit in this case where a side berth is shared by two. In case of cancellations, people from this list will be considered first for confirmation. One cancellation will result in two confirmations as the shared berth and cancelled berth becomes available.
WL-nWaiting List Number. The number denotes your position on the waiting list queue.
WLWaiting List Number. The number denotes your position on the waiting list queue. After n cancellations, wait listed passengers will usually move on to the RAC list. In case of Tatkal there is no RAC, hence WL moves directly to confirmed.
GNWLGeneral Wait List. Tickets issued by originating stations and nearby ones will be under this quota.
RLWLRemote Location Wait List. These are wait listed tickets issued by stations in between and for part journeys. On a route A-B-C-D-E-F-G a ticket from C to E is likely to be on RLWL if waitlisted and is less likely to get confirmed.
PQWLPooled Quota Wait List. Pooled Quota is maintained for an important sub-route within the full route, if the sub-route is popular and deserves its own quota. Usually this will be from originating station and nearby stations, to a popular town other than destination that comes en route.
REGRET-WLNo More Booking Permitted. This status is shown when the train is taking no more bookings as RAC and WL bookings also are fully booked.
R-n-nRAC, with the two numbers denoting Coach Number and Berth Number
RELEASEDTicket Not Cancelled but Alternative Accommodation Provided
CNFConfirmed (Coach/Berth number will be available after chart preparation). You are assured to have a berth during travel, wait for the chart to be prepared to know the exact coach and berth.
ConfirmedConfirmed (Coach/Berth number will be available after chart preparation). You are assured to have a berth during travel, wait for the chart to be prepared to know the exact coach and berth.