Sunday, 30 December 2018

Enhancement of Combined Reservation Quota of lower berths for Senior Citizens and Female Passengers


Ministry of Railways
Enhancement of Combined Reservation Quota of lower berths for Senior Citizens and Female Passengers
29 DEC 2018
Ministry of Railways has decided that the combined reservation quota of lower berths earmarked for senior citizens, female passengers 45 years of age and above and pregnant women may be enhanced.
At present, the following combined reservation quota of lower berths is earmarked in Sleeper, AC-3 tier and AC-2 tier classes for senior citizens, female passengers 45 years of age and above and pregnant women:-

ClassNo. of lower berths per coach
Normal Mail/Express trainsRajdhani/Duronto/ fully AC  Express trains
Sleeper6-
3AC34
2AC33

Revised combined reservation quota of lower berths earmarked for senior citizens, female passengers 45 years of age and above and pregnant women has been enhanced as under:-

ClassRevised(No. of lower berths per coach)
Normal Mail/Express trainRajdhani/ Duronto/fully AC trains
Having single coach of the classHaving more than one coach of the class
Sleeper67-
3AC445
2AC344

As Illustration Comparison of Number of Lower Berths Earmarked Under Combined Quota Meant for Senior Citizens, Female Passengers 45 Years & Above and Pregnant Women As Compared to Earlier Provision

Train No.Sleeper3AC2AC
No. of coachesNumber of lower berthsNo of coachesNumber of lower berthsNo. of coachesNumber of lower berths
EarlierRevisedEarlierRevisedEarlierRevised
12860Geetanjali Express148498268268
12230 Lucknow Mail848565152041216
12952 Mumbai Rajdhani ExpressNANANA11445551520

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