Change of journey from lower class to higher class
1) Change of reservation shall be allowed on a reserved ticket of lower class for higher class on the same train and day or when reserved for a seat in a class for reservation of a berth in the same class on the same train and day , without levying any cancellation charges but on payment of fresh reservation fee for higher class / berth , provided that.
a) Accommodation is available, and
b) The request for change is made .
2) Either during the working hours of reservation office and up to six hours before the scheduled departure of the train or during the course of journey in the train ;
3) The change referred under sub-item (1) shall be allowed only once ;
4) If the ticket on which change of reservation has been allowed under item (1) is cancelled , cancellation charge shall be payable as follows , namely -
a) Cancellation charge as would have been due if the original reservation had been cancelled at the time when the change of reservation was allowed ;and
b) Cancellation charge due in respect of the altered reservation as if the altered reservation is a fresh reservation.