Side bearths in 2nd AC and 3rd AC compartments.

I have travelled in side bearths (both upper and lower ) in both second AC and third AC compartments.I dont find any difference in comforts offered in both these cases.Same length , width and position of these bearths in both these classes whereas in case of inner bearths definitely the comfort levels are different in second and third AC compartments and you are paying higher in second AC which is justified.In case of side bearths why a passenger in second AC has to pay more than his counter part travelling in third AC compartment.Will Railways look into this aspect and reduce the tarrif for side bearths in second AC at par with third AC ticket or improve the comfort level at par with the inner bearths. more  

View all 103 comments Below 103 comments
I am in agreement with your statement, railway should offer side berths at the lower price more  
Side berths in any class of a train are not convenient and comfortable. Reduced fare in no way would increase their comfort level. It would be better to abolish these berths with appropriate increase in the fare so that the railways do not incur any financial loss. But this will create another problem for the passengers due to reduction in number of berths by around 25% of the present capacity. Are Indian railways capable to makeup this shortfall by introducing new trains? Till then we may require to continue with the present situation as railways will never agree to reduce the fare, as sought for. more  
Mr. Prabhakaran, even we cannot feed separately to our limbs/fingers though different in length and capacity, I feel we can contribute back a bit to this beautiful nation. Rather, we may say as a whole there is no much difference in AC3T and AC2T apart from few inches of width and clearance. Railways have lots of opportunity to justify the higher classes - let them have a look! more  
fully agree. Railways must must correct this injustice. more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Allot Fixed Luggage Space

      My recent journey to Rajasthan was a great disappointments. Up to Mod Night passengers all over AC reserved coach were fighting over luggage space beneath lower seat. Every one was having more than...

      By SUBHASH PARAKH
      /
    • Why you couldnt get your tickets

      Ticket cartel has been busted and 300 agents were arrested in nationwide raids by RPF. Using unauthorised software, these IRCTC agents could book nearly 50 per cent of all tickets available on any ...

      By Mala Sehgal
      /
    • Private Sector Loot in Railways coming

      The railways is getting ready to privatise and give many routes to private train operators which is ok except there is a problem. the Railways is saying it would not fix a ceiling price for fares o...

      By Manju Patel
      /
    • PLUG THE LOOPHOLE !!!!!

      Presently any passenger can check birth availability even after chart preparation so that both birth occupation and cash inflow can improve. Really a commendable step. I have been travelling...

      By SATINATH BHATTACHARYYA
      /
    • HIGH TIME RAILWAYS LISTENS TO SUGGESTIONS AND REDRESS THE COMPLAINTS OF CUSTOMERS :

      When passengers are respected & treated like Customers this will not happen. 80 % of the rail passengers pay money and travel . And yet the IRE is on the passengers . Proper taps , fittings ,su...

      By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
    • better railways

      truely speaking, mr piyush goyal is a rich person and he thinks accordingly. so many times , i have requested him to add more general coaches. to provide at least tea facility to general...

      By Satyapal Singh
      /
    • BRINDAVAN EXPRESS TUR ..

      Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/71382281.cms? utm_source=contentofintere...

      By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
    • NOW WE KNOW HOW ON DAY ONE OF THE BOOKING ALL CONFIRMED TICKETS VANISH :

      SMART WORK BY THE R.P.F. I thinkk it is just the tip of the Iceberg . R.P.F. have nabbed just 2 touts and yet the value of the tickets is 3.5 Lakhs . Now that the first ever ...

      By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
    • RAIL CROWD DURING FESTIVAL DAYS

      Ideas given by Mr. Jaykumar Daniel are laudable. i am of the view that large number of problems faced by passengers can be alleviated firstly if only Railways starts treating the passengers as cust...

      By NARENDRA ARORA
      /
    • By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
    • Massive RDSO Corruption

      Corruption that takes place in RDSO and various Railway Factories in supplies of material is unbelievable. Every one from EDs down takes bribes for everything a supplier needs from qualification to...

      By Arjun Singh
      /
Share
Enter your email & mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

Please select a Circle that you want people to invite to.
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)