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Railways’ clarification on season tickets

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Southern Railways has said that an individual can avail of only one season ticket at a given time. Splitting of season ticket into two or more to cover a wider area is

Published: 24th February 2012 04:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:02 PM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Southern Railways has said that an individual can avail of only one season ticket at a given time. Splitting of season ticket into two or more to cover a wider area is a punishable offence, the Railways said in a statement here the other day.

The maximum distance which can be travelled with a season ticket is 150 km and a season ticket holder whether (1st class or II class) is not permitted to board a reserved coach. However, in Thiruvananthapuram Division, selected coaches in a few trains are declared as de-reserved coaches in which travelling by season ticket is permitted.

As per this, first class season tickets are issued for Parasuram Express or Venad Express in which un-reserved first class coaches are available. Travel by first class season ticket holders in first class, or any of the reserved coaches, including sleeper coaches, of other Express trains even after taking supplementary ticket is not permitted. All season ticket holders, including those who posses a valid first class season ticket, are  bound to travel in general coaches in case a particular train does not have a de-reserved coach.

All reserved first class and air-conditioned class passengers should posses a valid photo identity card during travel and are bound to produce it for verification when on demand by an authorised Railway servant.

De-reserved Coaches

1. Tr. No. 16382, Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST Jayanthi Jantha Express : Coaches, S5, S6, S7 and S8 are de-reserved between Kanyakumari and Ernakulam Stations and coaches S9 and S10 are de-reserved between stations Ernakulam and Palakkad Junction.

2. Tr. No. 16525, Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Island Express : Coaches S3 and S4 are de-reserved from Nagercoil to Ernakulam and Coach S12 is de-reserved between Nagercoil and Palakkad.

3. Tr. No. 16329, Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Central Malabar Express : Coaches S6 is de-reserved from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kottayam.

4.Tr. No. 16330, Mangalore Central-Thiruvananthapuram Malabar Express : Coaches S5 and S6 are de-reserved between Kottayam and Thiruvananthapuram.

5. Tr. No. 13352, Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express: Coaches S2, S4, ST3 and ST5 are de-reserved from Alappuzha and Perambur.

6.Tr. No. 12624, Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai Central Mail : Coaches S-10 and S-11 are de-reserved from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Ernakulam Town.

7.Tr. No. 16042, Alappuzha-Chennai Central Express : Coache S7 is de-reserved from Alappuzha to Palakkad.

8.Tr. No. 17229, Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Sabari Express : Coaches S11, S12 and S13 are de-reserved from Thiruvananthapuram Central to  Coimbatore Junction.



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