All types of queries about the trains require the source station code and the destination station code. There are over 8000 stations across the country and it is not possible for everyone to remember all the station codes. The online reach of the Indian Railways simplifies complex network by offering all the information digitally. People can have all the required information by accessing the official website, IRCTC. Indian Railways station codes are available on the link provided on the website.
The ‘View codes’ link provides the details about the Station codes, Class codes, Quota Codes and Station Name. To make an online enquiry about the station codes, all you have to do is to click on the relevant link and provide the details. The users can enter the station name, select the search type, which includes ‘search start string’ or ‘search part string’. You can also select the sorting type, which includes ‘sort on station names’ or ‘sort on station codes’. With this, you can have the station code for the desired station within minutes.
In addition, another useful link helps in finding the station name by entering any Indian Railways station codes on the website. It is important for all the travelers know the station codes before making the reservation for a journey. You can also check for the information manually on the railway publication ‘Trains at a Glance’, enquire at any of the railway counters at the railway station personally or telephonically or check via the SMS services.