What is 3E coach in train?

Third AC Economy (3E) This is very rare AC 3 tier Economy class available by the Indian Railways. They are just like 3A coaches the only difference being in the number of berths in each compartment.

What is 3rd AC economy?

Economy AC 3-tier fare: Indian Railways has fixed the tariff for its new class of air-conditioned travel at 8% less than AC 3-tier. “The new class of travel will usher an era of affordable air-conditioned travel with premium features. The base fare for the maximum distance slab of 4951-5000 kms will be Rs 3065.

What is difference between AC 2 tier and 3 tier?

AC two tier: These air-conditioned coaches have sleeping berths across eight bays. AC three tier: Air-conditioned coaches with 64 sleeping berths. Berths are similar to 2A, but with three tiers across the width and two lengthwise for eight bays of eight.

What is EC and CC in train?

A: CC stands for AC Chair Car while EC stands for Executive AC Chair Car. While both these are AC coaches, EC coaches are more spacious and offer passengers more legroom as compared to CC.

How many RAC seats are there in 3rd AC?

In the 3AC coaches, there were only two RAC berths which has been increased to four to accommodate total eight passengers instead of four only. For the 2AC coaches, RAC berths has been increased to three from the existing two. Now six passengers can be accommodated in 2AC instead of four only.

What is CC in railway reservation?

CC means AC chair car, usually preffered for short distances & is commonly found in Shatabdi trains. Seat layout are similar to bus or flights.

Can we carry sanitizer in train?

The Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for the passengers travelling in the special trains are as under: Passengers will be given hand sanitizers at all entry and exit points as well as on board the train. All the passengers will have to wear face cover in the station premises and during train travel.

What are the different classes of Duronto Express?

With four different classes of accommodation, the Duronto trains provide more passenger facilities than any other train service on Indian Railways. These classes are AC First Class (1A), AC Two Tier (2A), AC Three Tier (3A) and Three Tier Economy (3E). The livery of these trains is painted splashes of colours.

When was the first Duronto Express train introduced?

Introduced in the year 2009, the first Duronto Express ran from Sealdah, Kolkata to New Delhi. It was introduced by the then railway minister, Mamta Banerjee to introduce high-speed trains across India. Derived from the Bengali word ‘duronto’ which means ‘restless’, Duronto express trains are a long-distance non-stop superfast express trains.

What does the livery of the Duronto Express mean?

These trains’ coaches have characteristic yellow-green livery which contains a bi-meaning signature which are a field full of flower and a river flowing over it, 2nd meaning is a boy is running on the fields which signifies the meaning of Duronto.

Which is better Rajdhani Express or Duronto Express?

Pantry cars are also provided in the trains where the costs of the meals are included in the ticket itself. The fares for the Duronto trains are less than other prestigious superfast rail services such as the Rajdhani Express which ply the same routes.