Rail Passengers Have To Pay Extra For Excess Baggage and This is How Much It Will Cost

Rail Passengers Have To Pay Extra For Excess Baggage

Traveling by train was the most common method of carrying your extra baggage because, obviously, the fighting didn’t allow it. Well, no more hassle for train passengers, as the IRCTC says, they will charge travelers for excess baggage like they do at airports. Therefore, if you are caught carrying extra baggage without a bookings, you will be charged heavy fines or penalties from the IRCTC.

Traveling by train was the most common method of carrying your extra baggage because, obviously, the fighting didn’t allow it. Well, no more hassle for train passengers, as the IRCTC says, they will charge travelers for excess baggage like they do at airports. Therefore, if you are caught carrying extra baggage without a bookings, you will be charged heavy fines or penalties from the IRCTC.

The correct amount of baggage you can take on the train

If you travel in the first AC compartment, the amount of baggage you can carry is up to 70 kg, while if you travel in the second AC compartment, you can carry up to 50 kg.
Passengers traveling in AC three-tier sleeping car, chair class and sleeping class can carry up to 40 kg. Finally, second class passengers can only carry up to 25 kg.

Baggage booking fees

The IRCTC has decided to charge a minimum fee of Rs 30 for extra baggage. However, extra baggage can reportedly be pre-booked when booking train tickets.

What did the IRCTC say?

Indian Railways, the Ministry of Railways used its official Twitter account to announce that passengers need to travel light and make it a better experience for their fellow passengers. The above notice from the Ministry of Railways says that in case of excess baggage, passengers must go to the parcel office at the train station to reserve baggage.

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