Railways to reinstate de-reserved coaches in 20 trains in Kerala 


In de-reserved coaches, passengers can book tickets in the morning and ticket rates are much lower than that of sleepers. Those with season tickets can also travel in such coaches.

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Kannur: The Indian Railways has reinstated de-reserved coaches in six trains running services via Kerala. The de-reserved coaches will also be restored in 20 other trains within October 28.

The move comes in the wake of increasing crowd in general compartments and aims to resolve the issue. Prior to the pandemic, de-reserved coaches were present in 21 trains.

In de-reserved coaches, passengers can book tickets in the morning and ticket rates are much lower than that of sleepers. Those with season tickets can also travel in such coaches.

The minimum cost of an express sleeper ticket is Rs 145 whereas, it is only Rs 65 in case of de-reserved coaches. In case of superfasts, sleeper tickets cost Rs 175 while it is Rs 95 for de-reserved coaches.

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