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Posted: Apr 08 2014 (17:03)
Last Response: Apr 10 2014 (13:00)
New Facilities/TechnologySCR/South Central - IR Press ReleaseApr 08 2014 (17:00) Scheme for upgradation of waiting list passengers extended to cover sitting accommodation also
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Scheme for upgradation of waiting list passengers extended to cover sitting accommodation also
With a view to optimize the utilization of available accommodation in a train, the scheme of upgrading full fare paying waiting list passengers to next higher class against the available vacant accommodation is in force on Indian Railways from the year 2006. The scheme was meant only for those Mails / Express trains which are having sleeping accommodation.
Indian Railways has now, further introduced this scheme of upgrading waiting list passengers to...
6 posts - Tue Apr 08, 2014
1 posts - Thu Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10 2014 (04:36)
Bahadur Fauji Comfortably Floyd~ 1728 blog posts 32 correct pred (71% accurate)
no one is supposed to pay a penny when upgraded to the next higher class by the railways. when we approach ourselves to the TTE regarding upgrades, we have to pay the difference in fares.
Apr 10 2014 (11:42)
BengaluruRailu 515 blog posts 22 correct pred (63% accurate)
But isn't it illogical! Meaning say I m travelling in 3ac paying full fare . And an upgraded passenger from sl wl is given 3ac for sl fare? I ve practically not experienced it. So seems strange.
Apr 10 2014 (11:58)
Srikanth~ 1710 blog posts 608 correct pred (73% accurate)
This is not a regular case and also instead of leaving it vacant they are utilising it.
Apr 10 2014 (12:05)
ashalanshu 665 blog posts 1 correct pred (100% accurate)
By upgrading a SL traveler to AC, Railway is using that waitlisted traveler's money also which 'll not get SL seat if the original SL one is not upgraded to AC. This Ac seat was going to be vacant so in a sense, some earning is arranged from this AC seat.
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