Western Railway will attach 29 Extra Coaches on Monday, 12 Extra Coaches in trains starting from Mumbai Tatkal waitlisted ticket holders to get berth confirmation on priority
For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway is attaching extra coaches in its regular trains on daily basis. WR will attach 29 extra coaches in its major long distance trains on 11th June 2012, out of which 12 coaches will be added in trains originating from Mumbai ie Mumbai Central and Bandra Terminus.
Accordingly, two extra coaches including one 2AC and one 3AC extra coach are planned to be attached in 12951 Rajdhani Express on 11.6.12. Similarly,one 3AC and one Sleeper coach ie two coaches will be attached extra in 12903 Golden Temple Mail and one extra Sleeper coach will be provided in 12955 Jaipur Express. WR will also attach extra coaches in Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi express, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Duronto express, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Karnavati express,etc.
In all, WR will add 29 extra coaches in its regular trains on Monday. These include 12 coaches in trains starting from Ahmedabad, 4 coaches in trains starting from Indore and one extra coach in 12936 Surat - Bandra Terminus express.
Wait listed Tatkal ticket holders are given priority in confirmation of berths/seats in these extra coaches followed by the confirmation to the general wait listed passengers.
To inform the passengers of addition of these extra coaches in advance, Western Railway uploads this position one to three days in advance on its website www.wr.indianrailways.gov.in under the menu “Passenger and Freight services”. Besides, WR has also collaborated with Hathway Cable Networks which runs the position of extra coaches one day in advance on its popular ” Utsav” Channel. This helps the waitlisted passengers to have an idea of possibility of confirmation of their ticket besides bringing transparency in the reservation system.