The Indian Ministry of Railways has issued a clarification regarding travel entitlement on Passes/PTOs (Privilege Ticket Orders) that are integrated with Class and Booking Codes issued by the Commercial Directorate. In a circular (RBE No. 71/2023) dated 17th May 2023, it was noted that there was ambiguity regarding the specific entitlement for CC/FC (Chair Car/First Class) Coaches attached to Special Trains on Special Charges and Suvidha Special Trains. To address this, Note No.2 of Annexures I & II of the previous circular has been modified.
Travel entitlement on Passes/PTOs integrated with Class & Booking Codes issued by Commercial Directorate
RBE No. 71/2023
भारत सरकार GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड) (RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi, dated 17.05.2023
The General Managers (Commercial & Personnel)
All Indian Railways &
Centre For Railway Information Systems
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021.
Sub: Travel entitlement on Passes/PTOs integrated with Class & Booking Codes issued by Commercial Directorate – Clarification.
Ref: Board’s circular of even number dated 28.10.2022.
It has been observed that no specific entitlement is stipulated in Board’s above cited letter in respect of CC/FC Coaches being attached to some Special Trains on Special Charges and Suvidha Special Trains. In order to remove this ambiguity, Note No.2 of Annexures I & II of Board’s above referred circular is modified as follows:-
“Travel entitlement in Humsafar, Special Trains on Specie) Charges and Suvidha Special Trains will be of Rajdhani Express type of Trains. In case CC/FC Coach is attached to such trains, the entitlement of CC Class of Shatabdi Express type train will be applicable.”
- Other terms & conditions stipulated in Board’s above referred circular shall remain unchanged.
- This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
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