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Facilities for International Tourist and details about INDRAIL PASS in indian railways  
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Nov 05 2012 (09:29)
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Facilities for International Tourist and details about INDRAIL PASS in indian railways

General Travel
Apr 05 2013 (10:24)
Blog Post# 714308-0     
Gopal*^   Added by: Gopal*^  Apr 05 2013 (19:04)
Ministry of Railways15-March, 2013 17:36 IST

For the convenience of female passengers, handicapped persons & senior citizens, Railways have provided the following reservation related facilities in trains:-

(i) In all trains having reserved accommodation, a combined quota of two lower berths per coach has been earmarked in Sleeper, AC-3 tier and AC-2 tier classes for following category of passengers when travelling alone:-

a) Senior Citizens;
b) Female passenger 45 years of age and above; and
c) Pregnant women

(ii) A reservation quota of two sleeper class berths has been earmarked in all trains running on non-suburban sections for handicapped persons performing their journey on handicapped concessional ticket. The person accompanying the handicapped person as escort is also allotted the berth out of this quota.
(iii) Specially designed coaches known as SLRD coaches with wider entrance doors to allow a wheel chair to enter, wider aisles and modified toilet with 4 berths, the lower two for physically challenged persons and upper berths for attendants have been attached in almost all Mail/Express trains except Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi Express Trains and Duronto Express Trains. These coaches are treated as unreserved except in case of Garib Rath Trains.
(iv) In Sleeper Class, a reservation quota of 6 berths is earmarked in Mail/Express trains for ladies irrespective of age travelling alone or in a group of female passengers. Ladies special trains are also run wherever required and feasible.
(v) Rear passenger portion of guard brake van (SLR) is also earmarked for ladies in certain Mail/Express trains for ladies passengers going without reservation.
(vi) Accommodation is also earmarked for ladies & handicapped persons in Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU)/Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU)/passenger trains.
(vii) Accommodation is also earmarked for senior citizens during specified hours on suburban sections by Central & Western Railways.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

(Release ID :93783)
Source:click here

General Travel
Nov 05 2012 (09:25)
Blog Post# 572437-0     
Mumbai Meri Jaan*^~   Added by: Nazeer*^~  Nov 05 2012 (09:29)
Facilities for International Tourist
The International Tourist Bureaus are located at various important cities all over India. In Northern Railway these are at the following locations :
New Delhi & Varanasi offices are known as International Tourist Bureau. International Tourist Bureau at New Delhi functions from 08:00hrs to 20:00hrs from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from 08:00hrs to 14:00hrs. These provide assistance to the foreign tourists and NRIs regarding enquiries, booking, reservation and travel planning etc.
International Tourist Bureaus issue reserved tickets to the Foreign Tourists and NRIs holding valid passport against payment in US dollars, Pounds, Sterling,Euros and indian Rupees. These Bureaus also sell Indrail passes which are issued to foreign tourists / NRIs on production of valid passport and valid visa.Indrail pass entitles the pass holder to travel as he likes over the entire Indian Railways with out any route restriction within the period of validity of IRP. Indrail pass however, does not guaranty reserved accommodation.
The fares of Indrail Passes are in US dollars. The important rules are printed on the Indrail passes.
The foreign tourists can also purchase Indrail passes from the General Sales Agents appointed abroad and Rail Travel Agents appointed in India.
A separate foreign tourist quota has been provided in all classes and almost all the trains for the facility of the tourists.
A tourist can obtain reservations against Indrail passes from any reservation office over Indian Railways.
For getting any clarifications regarding use of Indrail passes and facilities to the foreign tourists, the passengers should contact at :
International Tourist Bureau, First Floor, Station Building,
New Delhi Railway Station, New Delhi- 110055
Phone : 91-11-42625156, Fax: 91-11-23343050
To explore the splendor of multi-faceted India, Indrail Passes provide excellent value and enhances the charm of holidays from abroad. Indrail Passes offer visitors on a budget, the facility of travel as they like, over the entire Indian Railways system, without any route restriction within the period of validity of the Indrail Pass. These passes can only be purchased by foreign nationals and NRIs on payment of U.S. Dollars ($), Pound Sterling (£ ) , Euro. The pass holder is not required to pay any reservation fee, super fast charges or surcharge for the journey. The Indrail passes have been made more attractive for transit and short stay visitors. The passes are now also available for half day(12 hrs.), one day (24 hrs.),two days (48 hrs.) and four days for the facility of visitors arriving by international flights and visiting only one or two connecting destinations. Indrail passes are sold through General Sales Agents abroad at Oman, Malaysia, UK, Germany, UAE,Germany,Nepal & Indian Airlines overseas outlets at Kuwait, Bahrain and Columbo.
Certain recognized Travel agents are also authorized to sell these passes in Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.
Period of Validity and Fare Structure (Fares in U.S. dollars)
Period of validity AC Class First Class/ AC 2/3 Tier/ AC Chair Car Sleeper Class/ Second Class (Non - AC)
Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
½ day* (12 hrs.) 57 29 26 13 11 6
1 day* (24 hrs.) 95 47 43 22 19 10
2 day* (48 hrs.) 160 80 70 35 30 15
4 day* 220 110 110 55 50 25
7 day 270 135 135 68 80 40
15 day 370 185 185 95 90 45
21 day* 396 198 198 99 100 50
30 day* 495 248 248 126 125 65
60 day* 800 400 400 200 185 95
90 day* 1060 530 530 265 235 120
S. No. Name Phone/Fax/e-mail
1 M/s National Travel and Tourism,
P.O. Box 962, PC 113
Muttrah, Muscat, Sultanate-of-Oman Phone No. 009685666046
Fax No. 00968566125
2 M/s city East West Travels,
23 Jalan Yapah Shak 50300, Kualalumpur, Malaysia Phone No. 0060326910903
Fax No. 0060326919829
3 M/s S.D. Enterprises Ltd,
103, Wembley Park Drive,
Wembley HA 98 HG,
Midllx. (England) U.K. Phone No. 001819033411
Fax No. 00442089030392
4 M/s Asra Orient,
Kaisertrasse 50,
D-60329, Frankfurt/ AM, Main Germany Phone No. 069253098
Fax No. 004969232045
5 M/s.Sharjah National Travels & Tourist Agency Pvt. Ltd.
P.O. Box. 17 Sharjah U.A.E Phone No. 0097165517468
Fax No. 0097165683535
6 Orient Paradise Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd.
GSA of Indian Railway in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal Phone No. 00977-1-4428462
Fax No. 00977-1-4437990
7 (i) Indian Airlines Ltd.
No. 4,Briston Complex, Bton Street,
Columbo. Phone No. 00941323136
Fax No. 00941445534
(ii) Indian Airlines Ltd.
M/s Dadabhai Travels ,
P.O Bo.387, Bahrain. Phone No. 00973223181
Fax No. 00973210191
(iii) Indian Airlines.
AL. Hilaliah Bldg. Alsoor street .
Safat 13006.
State of Kuwait. Phone No. 009652456700
Fax No. 009652434700.
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