Indian Railways : Important news for railway passengers. Tickets and berths are often a problem in traveling by train. If you also want a lower berth during the journey, then this news is of great use to you. It is learned that senior citizens are preferred for their lower berths while traveling in trains by the Indian Railways. But many times it also happens that despite the insistence of senior citizens during ticket booking, the lower berth is not available. This makes travel difficult. But now you do not have to worry about the lower berth. How can you get a certain birth?
It is learned that a passenger on Twitter asked Indian Railways why this is so. This absolutely must be done. Tagging Railway Minister Ashwin Vaishnav, the passenger wrote, what is the rationale for seat allotment, on May 3, 102 berths were available for senior citizens on booking tickets with lower berth preference, still they were given middle berth, upper berth and side. Lower berth given. , You should fix it. Railways also responded by tweeting.
IRCTC has replied to IRCTC on Twitter. IRCTC wrote in reply that Sir, Lower Berth/Senior Citizen Quota Berth is only prescribed lower berth for women of 60 years and above, 45 years and above. When they travel alone or in two passengers (under the criteria of traveling on a single ticket). IRCTC further said that the system will not consider whether there are two or more senior citizens or one is a senior citizen and the other is not a senior citizen.