Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Railway Increases RAC Berths To Allow More Passenger To Travel On Board Trains


Ministry of Railways has decided to revise the number of berths to be earmarked as Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) in  coaches of different classes as under.  The move will help in allowing more persons to travel in the train : -

Class


Existing
Revised
No. of berths earmarked for RAC passengers
No. of RAC passengers provided sitting accommodation
No. of additional berths to be provided for RAC passengers
No. of additional RAC passengers to be provided sitting accommodation
Total No. of berths to be earmarked for RAC passengers
Total Number of RAC passengers to be provided confirmed accommodation
Sleeper
(SL)

5 Side Lower Berths
10
2 Side Lower berths
4
7 (Side Lower)
14
3AC

2 Side Lower Berths
4
2 Side Lower Berths
4
4 (Side Lower)
8
2AC

2 Lower Berths (in cabin)
4
1 Side Lower Berths
2
3 (Side Lower)
6

The enhanced RAC accommodation will be available in trains in which booking will be opened from 16th January, 2017.


Ministry of Railways has decided to revise the number of berths to be earmarked as Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) in  coaches of different classes as under.  The move will help in allowing more persons to travel in the train : -

Class


Existing
Revised
No. of berths earmarked for RAC passengers
No. of RAC passengers provided sitting accommodation
No. of additional berths to be provided for RAC passengers
No. of additional RAC passengers to be provided sitting accommodation
Total No. of berths to be earmarked for RAC passengers
Total Number of RAC passengers to be provided confirmed accommodation
Sleeper
(SL)

5 Side Lower Berths
10
2 Side Lower berths
4
7 (Side Lower)
14
3AC

2 Side Lower Berths
4
2 Side Lower Berths
4
4 (Side Lower)
8
2AC

2 Lower Berths (in cabin)
4
1 Side Lower Berths
2
3 (Side Lower)
6

The enhanced RAC accommodation will be available in trains in which booking will be opened from 16th January, 2017.

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