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Indian Railways earmarks additional quota for female passengers

At present, a reservation quota of 6 Sleeper class berths in Mail/Express trains has been earmarked in third bay of the coach for female passengers

Tuesday December 4, 2018 7:59 PM, ummid.com News Network

Women's Quita in Railways

New Delhi: 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, the Ministry of Railways said Tuesday.

The ministry said it has decided to earmark reserved accommodation in trains for female passengers in a bid to provide solace in their journey.

"In this context, 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", it said.

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

Also, a reservation quota of 6 berths in 3AC class of Garib Rath Express trains has been earmarked for female passengers irrespective of age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers.

Furthermore, 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", the Railway Ministry said.

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