Withdrawal of Distance Restrictions in mail/express trains for issue of tickets over Indian Railways

Withdrawal of Distance Restrictions in mail/express trains for issue of tickets over Indian Railways

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO. 6 OF 2017

No. TCII/2037/2016/DR Policy

New Delhi dt 05.01.2017

The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.

Sub: Withdrawal of distance restrictions in mail/express trains for issue of tickets over Indian Railways
Ref: Commercial Circular Nos.14 and 36 of 2001 dated 23.02.2001 and 11.05.2001

Ministry of Railways have decided to withdraw distance restriction in mail/express trains for issue of tickets over Indian Railways.The details are as under:

(i) In case of reserved class,the distance restriction shall be withdrawn and booking shall be made as per defined pooled quota/ remote Location quota etc.

(ii) The distance restriction as decided by Zonal Railways in Second class(unreserved) shall continue since in many long distance trains only two GS coaches is available and is overcrowded end to end.

These issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned immediate.

Sd/-
(Vikram Singh)
Director Passenger Marketing
Railway Board.

Click here To Download the Original Order

Source: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

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