It uses scientific method (technically known as machine learning) to calculate confirmation chances using historical trends for the route of the corresponding journey. For more inquisitive users, it also shows historical trends relevant to his journey so that he can plan with confidence.

The users can checks live IRCTC PNR status and can also track the live running status of the trains and fares between the stations.

In addition, the app automatically fetches PNRs from your Indian railways SMS and saves it to trip list. It shows final charting status of historical PNRs similar to your PNR and gives detailed description about various types of waiting list.

Trainman was started by Mohammad Amir, a 2010 graduate from IIT Roorkee.