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Female passengers to get 6 more reserved berths in 3AC class of all trains

At present, a reservation quota of 6 Sleeper class berths in Mail/Express trains is already available in third bay of the coach for female passengers.

Female passengers to get 6 more reserved berths in 3AC class of all trains

New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has decided to earmark reserved accommodation in trains for female passengers in 3 AC class of all Rajdhani/Duronto/fully Air Conditioned trains.

“...it has been decided that a reservation quota of six berths in 3 AC class of all Rajdhani/Duronto/fully Air Conditioned trains (having 3 AC class) should be earmarked for female passengers, irrespective of their age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers,” the Railway Ministry said in an official release.

At present, a reservation quota of 6 Sleeper class berths in Mail/Express trains is already available in third bay of the coach for female passengers irrespective of age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers.

A reservation quota of 6 berths in 3AC class of Garib Rath Express trains is already available female passengers irrespective of age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers.

In all trains having reserved sleeping accommodation, a combined quota of six lower berths per coach in Sleeper class and 3 lower berths per coach each in AC 3 tier and AC-2 tier classes has been earmarked for Senior Citizens, Female passengers of 45 years of age and above and pregnant women.

In case of Rajdhani, Duronto and fully Air Conditioned/Express trains, the number of berths to be earmarked under this quota in 3AC is 4 lower berths per coach as against 3 lower berths per coach in normal Mail/Express trains.