RAC New Rules & RAC Seat, Berths Allotment New Rules
RAC Seat Allotment Rules
RAC Berths Allotment Rules
Allotment of RAC berths to passengers – IRCTC NEW RULES
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 14.12.2016
The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.
CRIS,Chanakya Puri,New Delhi
(COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO.71 OF 2016)
Sub:Allotment of RAC berths to passengers.
It has been decided to revise the number of berths to be earmarked as RAC in Non-LHB coaches of different classes as under:-
|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|
|2 Side Lower berths||4||7 (Side Lower)||14|
|3AC||2 Side Lower Berths||4||4 (Side Lower)||8|
|2AC||1 Side Lower Berths||2||3 (Side Lower)||6|
2. Zonal Railways will take necessary action to define enhanced RAC berths in the profile of the trains and ensure its booking from ARP or no booking date whichever is earlier, The exercise of defining enhanced RAC accommodation should be completed latest by 15.01.2017 and from 16.01.2017, trains in which booking will be opened should have enhanced RAC accommodation as mentioned above.
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Number of RAC Seats in a Train
How Many RAC Seats Get Confirmed in Sleeper Class
How do I know my RAC is confirmed?
In short RAC means Reservation Against Cancellations, so if you have RAC-1 on your ticket, your ticket will be confirmed which means someone cancels his ticket. Once the coach number chart of a RAC ticket is prepared and sent to your mobile number or you can check the pnr status from the Indian Railways website.
How do I get my RAC confirmed?
Seat number is assigned to the CNF level passengers upon completion of the ranking. RAC PNR status passengers can cancel their tickets 30 minutes before departure. If the rank is in the RAC, the entire berth will be allocated from confirmed passengers who do not board the train.
How many RAC tickets get confirmed in sleeper?
Sleeper (SL) : Total No. of berths to be earmarked for RAC passengers 7 , No. of additional RAC passengers to be provided sitting accommodation 4 in each coach.
Does RAC Means seat confirmed?
Yes, if your ticket status is RAC after the illustrated products, your ticket is partially confirmed and you are allowed to board the train. RAC passengers are allocated half of the side lower berth with another RAC level passenger. That means a seat is shared between two RAC passengers.
What is CNF in RAC?
RAC means reservation against cancellation and confirmation if CNF. In the RAC one must share a berth between two passengers and the CNF belongs to a single berth in a single berth.
Can RAC ticket be Cancelled?
RAC ticket cancellation charges 2019
Cancellation Charges for RAC or Waitlisted Tickets
(a) In case of e-tickets shall be cancelled online or online TDR shall be filed within the time limits prescribed under these rules for obtaining refund.
(b) Where a RAC ticket or wait-listed ticket is presented for cancellation, the refund of fare shall be made after deducting the clerkage if the ticket is present for cancellation upto thirty minutes before the scheduled departure of the train irrespective of the distance.
|Upto 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train irrespective of the distance||Clerkage charge Rs.60 per passenger plus GST applicable for all AC Classess|
(c) No refund shall be granted on RAC ticket or wait-listed ticket after thirty minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.
(d) Where confirmed reservation has been provided to RAC or wait-listed ticket holder at any time upto final preparation of reservation chart, such ticket shall be treated as a reserved ticket and cancellation charges shall be payable in accordance with clause 1 (Cancellation Charges for Confirmed Tickets):-