How and Where to Check IRCTC Special Train Running Status Online

Booked a Sharmik Train ticket? Here are the steps to check the running statuses of the IRCTC sharmik trains online.

Updated21 May 2020, 08:52 AM IST
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The Indian Railways opened bookings for reservation of tickets on 15 ‘special’ passenger trains which started on 12 May. The ministry on Wednesday, 20 May also released a list of 200 new passenger trains that will start running from 1 June along with a new set of guidelines. The online bookings for the trains will begin on 21 May.

Tickets for these trains can only be booked on the website of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation ( or the IRCTC mobile app.

If you have a booked a valid Sharmik Train/Special Train ticket and want to check the running status of these, here are the steps to check the same.

How to Check Running Status of IRCTC Sharmik Trains Online

  • Go to and on the home page you will see several tabs like “Indian Railway News” and also a search bar to find specific trains between two cities under the travel quota of your choice.
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Home page of
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  • On the right-hand side of the page, you will see an option labelled “Running Status”
  • Type in the Train Number you want to check the running status for and select the date from the drop-down menu.
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Running status option on
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  • If you do not know the train number but only the location, there is an option to see the entire list trains and their corresponding running statuses. To view the table, click on the option which says “Sharmik Express (19051) Running Status”. The options are updated every day.
A table showing all Sharmik trains running for the day. The table is updated every minute.
A table showing all Sharmik trains running for the day. The table is updated every minute.
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  • You will see an option of all trains running and their corresponding running statuses for the day.
  • Select the train you are looking for and check its running status.

Complete List of All 200 Trains (100 Pairs), Routes and Train Numers

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Published: 21 May 2020, 06:24 AM IST
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