Porter or Coolie Charges at Railway Stations

Porter Charges at Railway Stations

Indian Railway is offering the services of Porters / Coolie at Railway station in order to remove the travel burden of passengers. Railway is revising the porterage charges time to time, here we are updating the details Porter charges at Railway stations.

Porterage Charges : South Central Railway

South Central Railway announced that Porter Charges at Railway stations are revised. The charges for engaging licensed porters at Railway stations to cart the passengers luggage have been revised over South Central Railway.
Indian Rail Porter Coolie Charges
The revised rates will be implemented as detailed below:
Description of the Luggage : For Carrage of luggage per head load of 40 kgs.
Category of the stations and Revised Porterage Charges in Rs. are following
  • A-1 : 80
  • A : 70
  • B : 50
  • D : 50
  • E : 40

Description of the Luggage : Rate for carreing sick and disabled passengers by Wheel Chair/Stretchers

Category of the stations and Revised Porterage Charges in Rs. are following
  • A-1 : 100
  • A : 80
  • B : 60
  • D : 60
  • E : 50

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Description of the Luggage : Carrying of luggage by Trolley load

Category of the stations and Revised Porterage Charges in Rs. are following
  • A-1 : 130
  • A : 100
  • B : 80
  • D : 80
  • E : 60

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Porterage Charges : Western Railway

Earlier Western Railway revised the porterage charges in July 1,2016. Licensed porters are available at all important stations for carrying luggage of passengers. These porters are not railways employees but are licensed by railways and must be paid authorized charges displayed at prominent places at railway stations, a famous News paper reported. Following are the revised porterage charges by Western Railway
For Carrying of luggage per head load of 40 kgs.:-
  • The porterage charged for passengers with luggage weighing up to 40 kg per head load per trip is Rs 50 for all ‘A1’ and ‘A’ class stations; Rs 45 for All ‘B’ and ‘C’ class stations and Rs 40 for all other remaining stations. Mumbai Central, Bandra Terminus and Surat stations on Mumbai division come under the category of A1 stations. Railway stations under A1 category are those with an annual income of Rs 50 crore or above, while A category stations are those which earn annual revenue between Rs 6 crore and Rs 50 crore.
Rate for carrying sick and disabled passengers by Wheel Chair/Stretchers:-
  • Revised rates for wheeled barrow for luggage weighing up to 160 kgs carried on two-wheeled or four-wheeled barrows is Rs 80 per trip, while rates for carrying sick or disabled persons on a wheel chair or a stretcher by two persons is Rs 80 and when carried by four persons it is Rs 130.
To carry luggage from Western Railway to Central Railway and vice versa at Dadar station the charges will be Rs 50 , adding the passenger will be charged this amount if he is availing the service lasting not more than 30 minutes.
Revised Waiting Charges :-
Western Railway also revised the waiting charges applicable to passengers availing the facility of its rest rooms.
Waiting charges after 30 minutes for every half an hour or part there of has been revised to Rs 50 for all ‘A1’ and ‘A’ class stations; Rs 45 for all ‘B’ and ‘C’ class stations and Rs 40 for all other remaining stations.

1 COMMENT

  1. What is the use of this information ?
    Do Porter’s follow these charges or provide receipts?
    Indian railways should start prepaid Porter services at all key Stations.

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