new Delhi. Indian Railways keeps making constant efforts for the convenience of its passengers. From arriving on time to the train, taking care of the tickets and other facilities from food and drink. If you also like to travel in trains then this is big and important news for you.
While traveling in trains, maximum people want that they get a lower berth. Sometimes they get a lower berth and sometimes they don’t. Even if you get it, you have to face a lot of difficulties. In such a situation, if you want to travel on the lower berth in trains, IRCTC has given a big update regarding this.
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Senior citizens preferred
Senior citizens are given preference of lower berth while traveling in trains by Indian Railways, but there are times when the lower berth is not available despite requesting for senior citizens during ticket booking. Is. This makes it difficult for them to travel. However, now they will not have such trouble. Indian Railways has told how they will get the confirmed lower berth.
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Question asked by tagging the Railway Minister
Senior citizens do not get a lower berth during ticket booking. Regarding this, a passenger questioned the railway through Twitter. On Twitter, the passenger asked why this is so, it should be fixed. Tagging Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, the passenger has written that what is the logic of running the seat allotment. I had booked tickets for three senior citizens with lower berth preference. At that time 102 berths were available. Despite this, he was given middle berth, upper berth and side lower berth. You should repair it.
IRCTC has given its clarification on this question on Twitter. Wrote in reply- Sir, Lower berth / senior citizen quota berth is only for 60 years and above. There are lower berths earmarked for women of 45 years and above. When he travels alone or with two passengers (under the norms of traveling on a single ticket). If there are more than two senior citizens or one senior citizen and the other is not, then the system will not consider it.
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