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Name some abbreviations used in Indian Railways.  
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Name some abbreviations used in Indian Railways.

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Dec 30 2011 (3:33PM)
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KSG*^~   Added by: Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~  Dec 30 2011 (3:34PM)
PRS: Passenger Reseration Service
I will give some more abbns and expansions:
Various short form printed on the Reservation Tickets
GN General
LD
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Ladies
HO Headquarter Quota
DF Defence
RC (RAC) Reservation against Cancellation
OS Out-station
RS Road-side
PH Parliament House
FT Foreign Tourist
DP Duty Pass
HP HandicappedVarious short form printed on the Reservation Tickets
GN General
LD Ladies
HO Headquarter Quota
DF Defence
RC (RAC) Reservation against Cancellation
OS Out-station
RS Road-side
PH Parliament House
FT Foreign Tourist
DP Duty Pass
HP Handicapped
Various Waiting List Abbreviations
RAC : Reservation Against Cancellation, It refers to a reservation of ticket for sitting accommodation until some berth becomes available. Any RAC ticket holders can board the reserved coach.
For sleeper type coach a Sleeping berth is allowed to RAC ticket holder for sitting purpose only. Two RAC ticket holders have to share the single seat of the reserved coach.
RLWL : Remote Location Waiting List , This is commonly the Waiting List tickets which is applicable when a Passenger intends to get into the Train from an Intermediate Station to the last station where Train terminated it’s journey. You will never get the RLWL from the originating station of the Journey.
PQWL : Pooled Quota Waiting List, This is the waiting list tickets which is shared by number of small station in the train route. Simply the PQWL is the waiting list ticket originated from the one Intermediate station to another intermediate station in the single route of any train. Like in case from New Delhi To banglore if some one take a reservation from Bhopal to nagpur. The Waiting ticket will be PQWL.
RQWL : Request Waiting List , This quota is used when there will be no Pooled Quota Waiting List in the Route.
CKWL : Tatkal Waiting List, when the waiting Tickets are taken under tatkal quota.
WL : Waiting List, When ever the waiting list tickets are booked from the originating station to termination station of single route in train journey.
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