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Ladies Quota in Trains

Railways reservation Ladies quota (LN) is a humanitarian effort adopted by Indian railways. In almost all the trains a special coach is attached for the lady passengers to ensure their safe and hassle free traveling. Male passengers are restricted to board such coaches. Six berths are allotted for lady passengers in one sleeper coach of a train. At the time of purchasing tickets such quotas can be availed by them.

Rules and brief about ladies quota for seat booking

As per RTI Act 2005 – Information provided by RTI cell of Ministry of Railways against application number 11972 regarding ladies quota in trains for reservation

Question asked – Could you please provide me the procedure to get ladies quota as well as emergency quota in Indian Railways Reservation system?

Answer - In all the trains having reserved accommodation a combined quota (Code –SS)of two lower berths per coach has been earmarked in Sleeper, AC 3 Tier and AC 2 Tier classes for following category of passengers when travelling alone.

  1. Senior citizen
  2. Female passengers 45 years of age and above;and
  3. Pregnant women

Ladies can book accommodation under this quota if they full fill the criteria.

1.1 In some trains reservation quota of 6 sleeper class berths has also been earmarked which can be booked by ladies irrespective of age and also even if two or more ladies are travelling together. No any special form format is prescribed for reservation. Ordinary reservation requisition form will be used to book seats.

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