Quota of 2 berths in sleeper class (one lower and one. middle) is earmarked for physically handicapped persons travelling on concession. physically handicapped persons who can utilize concession only when accompanied by an escort and the second for those handicapped persons for whom it is optional to take an escort with them.
Lower birth in Sleeper class earmarked for senior citizens, ladies passengers above the age of 45 and pregnant women travelling alone has been enhanced to four lower berths per coach instead of two lower berths per coach as per earlier provision. However, earmarking of 2 berths per coach for this category in 3AC and 2AC classes remains the same.
Railway Ticketing through mobile phones – Railway to Launch Ticket Booking through Non-Internet based Mobile Phones with Effect from 1st July 2013
So far all reserved ticket holders booked through Internet, Tatkal ticket holders, first class and air-conditioned compartment travelers need to carry ID Proof.
In order to educate people who book e-tickets through agent outlets and eliminate cases of tampering, overcharging, etc., the following Do’s and Don’ts are prescribed.