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Know Indian Railway Acronym like PQWL , CKWL , RQWL etc

 

1A            

First class Air-conditioned (also Executive Class)

2A

Air-conditioned 2-tier sleeper

FC

First Class

3A

Air-conditioned 3-tier sleeper

CC

Air-conditioned chair car

SL

Sleeper class

2S

Second-class Sitting

Various short form printed on the Reservation Tickets

GN                               

General

LD

Ladies

HO

Headquarter Quota

DF

Defence

RC (RAC)

Reservation against Cancellation

OS

Out-station

RS

Road-side

PH

Parliament House

FT

Foreign Tourist

DP

Duty Pass

HP

Handicapped

Various Waiting List Abbreviations

RAC : Reservation Against Cancellation, It refers to a reservation of ticket for sitting accommodation until some berth becomes available. Any RAC ticket holders can board the reserved coach.

For sleeper type coach a Sleeping berth is allowed to RAC ticket holder for sitting purpose only. Two RAC ticket holders have to share the single seat of the reserved coach.

RLWL : Remote Location Waiting List , This is commonly the Waiting List tickets which is applicable when a Passenger intends to get into the Train from an Intermediate Station to the last station where Train terminated it’s journey. You will never get the RLWL from the originating station of the Journey.

PQWL : Pooled Quota Waiting List, This is the waiting list tickets which is shared by number of small station in the train route. Simply the PQWL is the waiting list ticket originated from the one Intermediate station to another intermediate station in the single route of any train. Like in case from New Delhi To banglore if some one take a reservation from Bhopal to nagpur. The Waiting ticket will be PQWL.

RQWL : Request Waiting List , This quota is used when there will be no Pooled Quota Waiting List in the Route.

CKWL : Tatkal Waiting List, when the waiting Tickets are taken under tatkal quota.

WL : Waiting List, When ever the waiting list tickets are booked from the originating station to termination station of single route in train journey.

By : saurabhnee
Date :[2/1/13 11:19:46 AM.000]
Category : Awareness

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