I know all of them keep on searching a site that will give live status of the train running other than call to the help line. Yes its possible now, you cant believe it i know but its a fact that you can track the train running details on every movement. Following is the link for that http://indiarailinfo.com/. This site also gives you a good graphical interface to know all the details. Its providing full Indian Map to find out the train now located.
You can also Reserve the tickets for the running train that you find and the status this site itself.
For more information please visit Indian Rail Info website find out the way of comfortable traveling in train.