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Distance Restriction

DISTANCE RESTRICTION                                             

Certain long distance Mail/Express trains including Super fast trainshavedistance restriction for passengers travelling a short distance.This distance restriction vary from train to train and are  applicable on certain sections of the journey.The objective of this restriction is to discourageshort distance passengers . However, certain relaxations have been granted by certain trains on certain sections of SE Zone. The details of which are  given below.You are requested to check the train specific distance restrictions at the Reservation office before finalising your travel plans and making reservations.

Sl.No

Train No.  

Will not CarryPassenger  

But will carry 

1.

12810/12809 Howrah-Mumbai

Super fast Express
(via NGP)

 

Holding second/sleeperclass tickets for distance less than
300 kms.

N.B. There will be no restriction for  travel in Upper Classes( Other than Sleeper class)

1.Passengers-holding second / sleeper Mail./Express through ticket for travel by this train from and to station via Gondia and Jabalpur to andfrom station where Jabalpur Exp. Stops.

2. Single journey ticket holder between different stations on Nagpur - Raigarh section in second class unreserved coaches of this train.

3. Special privilege is granted only to Howrah to book passengers to intermediate stations less than 300 kms. away but only upto quota available at those intermediate stations. These privilegeis suomotu available to nearby PRS locations which have been given free access to the source station (Howrah).  

2.

12603/12604 Howrah-Chennai Mail  

1. Holding second/sleeper class tickets for distance less than 300 kms. on the entire run of the train.

2. Between any stns. in Howrah Khurda Road Section (both Stn. Inclusive) and any stn. on the
(I) Cuttack - Talcher Branch line
(II) Khurda Road - Puri Br. Line
(III) Rupsa - Baripada Br. Line
(IV) Cuttack - Paradeep Br. Line.  

N.B. There will be no restriction for travel in Upper Classes (other than Sleeper Classes)




a) Single journey ticket holder between   Vizianagaram - Visakhapatnamsection in second class unreserved coaches of this train in both directions.

b) Special privilege is granted only to Howrah to book passengers to intermediate station less than 300 kms away but only quota available at those intermediate stations. This privilege is suomotto available to nearby PRS locations which have been given free access to the source station (Howrah)  

3.

12841/12842 Howrah –Chennai Coromondal Exp.  

Holding first class/AC 2 tier/Ac 3Tier /sleeper class/second class tickets  

 (I) from Howrah to the stations short of Vishakhapatnam and

 (II) for distances less than 600 kms. From any intermediate stations. 

a) Passengers in the last lap of journey from (I) Bhubaneswar(II) Balasore (III) Cuttack & (IV) Bhadrakto Howrah by 2842 Dn to the extent of accommodation available on arrival of the train at the stns. in reserved as well as unreserved compartments.

b) Passengers ex-Balasore to Bhubaneswar by 2841 Up on point to point basis in unreserved compartments.

c) Special privilege is granted only to Howrah to book passengers to intermediate station short of Visakhapatnam but only to  quota available at those intermediate stations. This privilege is suomoto available to nearby PRS locations which have been given free access to the source station (Howrah)

4.

12815/12816 Puri-New Delhi Superfast Exp

 (a) Holding /2nd /Sleeper class tickets for distance less than 400kms.

(a) Passengers holding 2nd/sleeper class ticket  in Kharagpur section to the extent of vacancies available on arrival of train.

b) Special privilege is granted only to Howrah to book passengers to intermediate stations less than 400 kms away but only quota available at those intermediate stations. This privilege is suomoto available to nearby PRS locations which have been given free access to the source station (Howrah).

5.

12875/12876 Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Exp

Holding 2nd/Sleeper class tickets for distances less than 250 kms

a) Same relaxations as in case of 2815/2816 above b)Special Privilege is granted only to Howrah to book passengers to intermediate stations less than 250kms away but only quota available at those  intermediate stations  This privilege is suomoto available to  nearby PRS locations which have been given free access to the source station (Howrah).

 

 

SOME ADDITIONALINFORMATION

1.The minimum distance prescribed for the restricted train should be travelled even by the through ticket holderfor journey by such trains.No passengers will be booked on a through ticket against short distance quota within the distance restricted  zone of the distance restricted trains.Also while booking reservation for stations falling within distance restricted zones, tickets will not be issued for stations beyond the reservation upto point.

2.If you want to travel by a distance restricted train you must hold the ticket for the First station after the restricted distance.

3. If you are found travelling by distance restricted train with a short distance ticket you will have to pay the difference of fare paid and the fare payable plus usual penalty as per extant rule.

 

DO NOT BOARD TRAINS HAVING DISTANCE RESTRICTION WITHOUT PROPER TICKETS




Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 13-06-2013  


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