Persdonal baggage restriction in Samjhauta Express

New Delhi: Keeping security of passengers in mind, Railways have put a ceiling of upto 35 kg of personal luggage per passenger travelling in Samjhauta Express train to Pakistan.

Anything beyond this limit would have to be booked in luggage van, said a senior Railway Ministry official.

"Passengers travelling in Samjhauta Express boarding from Atari (Amritsar) would be allowed to carry only 35 kg of personal baggage. The weight of baggage exceeding 35 kg will have to be booked and carried in luggage van," the official said.

He said the move is being initiated to strengthen security and safety in the train.

In case of other trains, the permissible luggage weight that a passenger can carry is 70 kg in case of AC-1, 50 kg AC-II, 40 kg in AC-III and sleeper class and in general coaches the limit is 35 kg.