Duty Pass Quota in Trains

Duty Pass Quota in Trains
Duty Pass Quota in Trains

Duty Pass Quota in Trains

Railways reservation Duty Pass Quota in Trains is meant for railways staffs on duty. Details about Duty Pass Quotas in Indian Railway are following.

All those railway staffs that need to travel in trains to perform their duty have a duty pass through which they can board the trains. Against the duty pass they can get reservations in all the trains even Rajdhani trains. This pass is issued to staff members before their actual date of travel to perform duty under Indian Railway rules throughout India.

Earmarking Duty Pass Quota in Rajdhani/Shatabdi Type Trains

Circular by Railway dt 25.10.2019

Duty Pass Quota is for serving/retired railway servants travelling on Duty/Privilege/Post Retirement Complimentary (PRC) passes. Now there Railway made a slight modification of Duty Pass Quota in Rajdhani/Shatabdi type trains i.e Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto/Gatiman etc. In which the fare is higher than normal Mail/Express trains. The revised policy is under:-

  • In 3 AC class of Rajdhani type trains and AC Chari Car and 2S/SL in Duronto trains, 50% of the earmarked Duty Pass Quota shall be earmarked at the counter and the remaining 50% shall be released as emergency Quota subject to maximum limit mentioned in subsequent paragraph.
  • In 2 AC class, approximately 1/4th of the earmarked Duty Pass Quota shall be earmarked at the counter for booking by Duty/Privilege/PRC pass holders and the remaining will be released as emergency quota subject to maximum limit mentioned below.
  • The maximum number of berths/seats to be earmarked as Duty Pass Quota shall broadly be as under:-
ClassMaximum Number of berths/seats to be earmarkedTotal
At CounterAs EQ
1A44
2A3912
3A131427
EC66
CC121224
SL101020
2S101020
  • The actual Duty Pass Quota to be earmarked at counter and that as Emergency Quota shall be decided by Zonal Railways, based on number of coaches of that class available in the train.

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