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Ministry Of 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.

Ministry of Railways - Revision of RAC berths

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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