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Etrain – 17 types of reservation quota in trains

As per the etrain website, 17 types of reservation quota are available for seat reservation in trains. A little wisdom can give you a confirmed ticket using governments etrain services.

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1. 17 types of reservation quota in etrain
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Know from the etrain website how much-reserved quota is on which train
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Reserved Quota

You also can increase your chances of getting a confirmed ticket from etrain under the 17 different quotas present in the railway.

17 types of reservation quota in trains

It is very difficult to get a confirmed train ticket in our country during the summer holidays and seasonal festivals. Passengers who booked tickets two or three months ago also have to travel in waiting with a ticket in waiting list. Often, travelers feel that only VVIP or leader, minister’s tickets are confirmed under the quota, but did you know that you can increase your chances of getting a confirmed ticket under the 17 different quotas in the railway.

Know from the etrain website how much-reserved quota is on which train

You can know how many seats are under which quota in a train by downloading the etrain app from play store. The link to download the app is “https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cris.org.in.prs.ima&hl=en”. You can also get more details about it by visiting the etrain sites www.indianrail.gov.in or www.erail.in. And, for ticket booking and reservation the website is https://www.irctc.co.in/. If there are more quota seats, then the chances of getting a confirmed ticket are the highest. In a train in which the number of reserved seats is high and if the people falling in the reserved category do not travel on that train, then their empty seats are given to the people. In this way, people get the benefit of reserved quota.

There are 17 types of reserved quota in trains

Trains have YU i.e. youth quota. Under this, there is a quota reserved for unemployed people between 15 and 45 years. Similarly, under the ladies’ quota, age is not restricted in the case of a woman who is more than 45 years of age or a pregnant woman. Apart from this, there is also senior citizen quota and foreign tourist quota. There is also a disabled quota of HP (Handicapped). At the same time, seats are reserved under high official or headquarter quota. Along with this, there is also Parliament House quota, Defense quota. After this, the duty pass quota for railway employees is only for travel for official work.

Steps for booking Railway Reserved Ticket on IRCTC Etrain website
Steps for booking Railway Reserved Ticket on IRCTC Etrain website

There are 20 seats reserved under this quota in AC Two, AC Three, Chair Car, Sleeper, Second Class Sleeper. There is also roadside or remote location quota. In this, reservation is done in this quota between big stations which are not connected by computerized network (passenger reservation system). Most express and mail trains have separate seats under this quota.

So, now you have all the required information about the etrain websites and the available quotas on the train for you.

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