Ministry of Railways

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

Posted On: 29 DEC 2018 12:44PM by PIB Delhi

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:-

 

Class

No. of lower berths per coach

Normal Mail/Express trains

Rajdhani/Duronto/ fully AC  Express trains

Sleeper

6

-

3AC

3

4

2AC

3

3

 

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:-

 

Class

Revised

(No. of lower berths per coach)

Normal Mail/Express train

Rajdhani/ Duronto/

fully AC trains

Having single coach of the class

Having more than one coach of the class

Sleeper

6

7

-

3AC

4

4

5

2AC

3

4

4

 

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.

Sleeper

3AC

2AC

No. of coaches

Number of lower berths

No of coaches

Number of lower berths

No. of coaches

Number of lower berths

Earlier

Revised

Earlier

Revised

Earlier

Revised

12860

Geetanjali Express

14

84

98

2

6

8

2

6

8

12230 Lucknow Mail

8

48

56

5

15

20

4

12

16

12952 Mumbai Rajdhani Express

NA

NA

NA

11

44

55

5

15

20

 

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