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Railways to soon increase quota of lower berths for senior citizens, female passengers

As of now, the quota of lower berths per coach is earmarked at six in sleeper class, three each in 2AC and 3AC in normal trains. For Rajdhani, Duronto and fully AC Express trains the quota is four for 3AC and 3 for 3AC per coach.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

What new facilities women can enjoy while buying train tickets – Read inside

The Ministry of Railways has been providing special facilities to women passengers for conveniently buying tickets at railway reservation counters. The Ministry has further elaborated facilities as follows: -

Sep 18, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

'Pink' auto-rickshaws gaining popularity among women in Ranchi

A group of 12 women have taken an initiative to drive auto-rickshaws exclusively for female passengers in Ranchi. These auto-rickshaws have been painted pink, with the drivers also wearing a uniform of the same colour.

Apr 19, 2015, 05:18 AM IST

CISF deploys special women teams in night Metro trains

CISF personnel will travel in late night Metro trains in order to ensure security of female passengers, a top official on Wednesday said.

Jan 09, 2013, 21:54 PM IST