This is the question that very often bothers many RAC and WL ticket holders. So in this article we have explained certain steps that will help you to determine how far your RAC and WL position will improve in a given period of time.
Steps for checking
Entering the details
For checking the status of your RAC and WL position you need to visit Indian railways official website which is the http://www.indianrail.gov.in/inet_srcdest_names.html, between 04:00 hrs - 23:30 hrs IST or 09:30 hrs - 05:00 hrs GMT.
As you visit the site you will have to enter your departure and destination station, journey date, your specified class and so on. After that you will have to enter a date that should be around 85 days from the current date and click on the ’Get Availability’ option. This will display the availability status for 85-91 days in advance. The highest number that is display is actually the total number of the ticket holders who are before you in the list. When this number of ticket holders cancels their ticket you have a good chance of making into the confirmed reservation list.
Checking current status
You can also check the availability status of the current date. This will give you a clear idea regarding the possibility of your RAC and WL making into the confirmed list
Checking availability before 5 days
Five days prior your journey you can also check the availability status to get an idea regarding the latest ticket booking and cancellation pattern. From this you can very well judge the possibility of your RAC and WL making into the confirmed reservation list.