[AI] concesion in railway

vamshi vamshi gvamshiai at gmail.com
Tue May 13 07:22:08 EDT 2008


Hai

I availed this concession last month. In first AC and second AC it is
fifty percent for both self and escort and in all other classes it is
seventy five percent for both. In some special trains like Rajadhani
express no concession can be allowed.

Vamshi. G
gvamshiai at gmail.com

On 5/13/08, Rajesh Asudani <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
> well, concession for self and escort in ac iind and ist classes is fifty
> percent  each and not 75%. I have availed it many times and it is called
> handicapped higher class concession.
>
> Railway clerks give and deny it arbitrarily depending on interpretation of
> word handicapped at their own sweet will to include or exclude blind.
>
> Railway officers, if they are there at all,  are slightly more cooperative.
>
> Good luck!
>
>         rajesh
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of payal kapoor
> Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 10:51 AM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] concesion in railway
>
> dear chandrashekar
>
> please visit this link for  detailed info on travel concessions for blind
>
> www.disabilityindia.org/travelconcessions.cfm
>
> i have discovered this site just yesterday and saw some details. i hope this
> will help you. incidentally, 2nd   a c should get you a 75 per cent discount
> for both you and your escort. i know this for a fact because i have
> travelled the same class last year in april, unless this rule has been
> amended.
> regards
> payal
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "chandru shekar" <chandru342 at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>; <accessindia-owner at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 10:27 AM
> Subject: [AI] concesion in railway
>
>
> > hello friends, i wish to know about consation for the totally vip in
> > first class a.c and second a.c in all train. i enquired with customer
> > care of railway, they are telling 50% while in the riservation counter
> > denying to give consation in the above mentioned classes. please
> > confirm anyone, whether consation is available or not?
> > with best regards
> > m.chandru
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