Withdrawal of Distance Restrictions in mail/express trains for issue of tickets over Indian Railways
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
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(i) In case of reserved class,the distance restriction shall be withdrawn and booking shall be made as per defined pooled quota/ remote Location quota etc.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.
Director Passenger Marketing