27 March 2015

THE EXISTING QUOTA OF LOWER BERTH FOR SENIOR CITIZENS IN SL COACHES ENHANCED

The existing quota of two lower berths earmarked in sleeper class (SL) coaches for senior citizens, female passengers aged 45 years and above and pregnant women is being enhanced to four (4) lower berths per coach.

          There will, however, be no change in this quota being earmarked in air-conditioned 3-tier coaches (3A) and air-conditioned 2-tier coaches (2A).

          The new rule will be effective for booking starting o­n and after April 1, 2015.

TIME LIMIT FOR ADVANCED RESERVATION INCREASED

          The time limit for advanced reservation period will be increased from existing sixty days (60) to 120 days (excluding the date of journey) w.e.f. 1.4.2015 excepting certain day time express trains like Taj Express, Gomti Express, special trains etc. where the existing time limit for advanced reservation will be in force.

          There will also be no change in case of time limit of 360 days for foreign tourists.

The existing quota of two lower berths earmarked in sleeper class (SL) coaches for senior citizens, female passengers aged 45 years and above and pregnant women is being enhanced to four (4) lower berths per coach.

          There will, however, be no change in this quota being earmarked in air-conditioned 3-tier coaches (3A) and air-conditioned 2-tier coaches (2A).

          The new rule will be effective for booking starting o­n and after April 1, 2015.

TIME LIMIT FOR ADVANCED RESERVATION INCREASED

          The time limit for advanced reservation period will be increased from existing sixty days (60) to 120 days (excluding the date of journey) w.e.f. 1.4.2015 excepting certain day time express trains like Taj Express, Gomti Express, special trains etc. where the existing time limit for advanced reservation will be in force.

          There will also be no change in case of time limit of 360 days for foreign tourists.