Yes! That’s right!
Now, anyone using WhatsApp can easily track status of any train.
Passengers can get updates regarding train timings, booking status, cancellation, platform number on which the train will arrive, by sending a request through WhatsApp.
All you need to do is save this number 7349389104 which is operated by MakeMyTrip. Whenever update is required user needs to send the train number to the number over WhatsApp. One can expect revert in next 10-15 seconds if server is not busy. Sometimes it might take little to provide results.
This is great Initiative by Indian Railways as WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform right now.