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Nov 01 2011 (16:16)

Entry# 820     
WC Goyal*^~
Auto Upgradation

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Apr 01 (15:19)
Blog Post# 4278231-0     
Hash~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Apr 02 (18:33)
🚆Auto Upgradation🚂🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃
Here are key things to know about IRCTC auto upgradation scheme:
1🚂)The passengers are required to give the option for being considered for upgradation at the time of ticket booking. If no option is given at the time of filling up of requisition form, the same is treated as "yes" and passenger(s) are considered for upgradation.
2🚂)The passengers for upgradation are selected automatically
on random basis by the system at the time of preparation of reservation charts, according to Indian Railways.
3🚂)Only waitlisted passengers are provided confirmed seats under this scheme. The remaining vacant berths are transferred for booking on the current counters as per the existing practice. Thus, if there is no waiting list on a train, no upgradation takes place, according to IRCTC.
4🚂)All passengers in one PNR (Passenger Name Record) are upgraded together. None of them will be upgraded in case of non-availability of enough berths for upgradation. 
5🚂)Original PNR of upgraded passengers remain unchanged and all information from PRS are provided when an enquiry is made with the original PNR. 
6🚂)The berths of confirmed passengers, who have been upgraded to the higher class, are allotted to the RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation)/WL (Waitlisted) passengers of that class. If there are still some berths vacant, the vacant berths are allotted to confirmed passengers of the next lower class, according to IRCTC's website.
7🚂)If a passenger, who has been upgraded, cancels his ticket, cancellation charges of the original class is only payable.
8🚂)The final charts of the upgraded class include the names of upgraded passengers against their allotted upgraded coach and berth number and have an indication denoting their upgraded status.
Information source: click here

Apr 06 2012 (09:51)
Blog Post# 389724-0     
Guest: 7fc965d0   Added by: moderator*^~  Apr 06 2012 (10:19)
GUYS all our queries are solved....just check the attachment...

Aug 26 2011 (12:43)
Blog Post# 227088-0     
S K Jain*^~   Added by: WC Goyal*^~  Nov 01 2011 (16:16)
Auto Upgradation
1. Is exercised for those passengers only who have opted for upgradation while booking (complaints are there that it was done without exercising (226509) but it sure that the System had already fed into information of this option having been opted for) .
2. Is
applicable to all the issuing gateways - Counter, E or I.
3. Is applicable to all the status whether CNF, RAC or W/Listed before chart preparation (or at the time of issuance of original booking) and whether Tatkal or General.
4. A complete PNR is upgraded and not less than all passengers out of a PNR.
5. Next higher class is only to which GENERALLY upgraded (exceptions are there which have previosuly been reported at our site where next to next higher class was allotted). One can refer to the upgradation list of Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express/12246 of 25.08.2011 where 41 passengers are upgraded. At Sr. No. 11, one can find that a passenger of 3AC has been upgraded to 1A (Blog Entry No. 226690).
6. Is automated on random logic & hence no preference can be set (earlier booked, Tatkal booked, initially confirmed or so).
7. There is no compulsion that Upgradation will be applied by IR for any train irrespective of some berths being carried vacant in a class.
8. There is no charge for Auto-upgradation and the passengers enjoy the upper class journey just free of cost though in upper class, there may be an additional costing in addition to empty haulage like bed rolls (when upgraded from SL to 3AC or so) and Pantry costing (like 2AC to 1AC in Rajdhani / Duronto or ACCH to ExCH in Shatabdi trains.
1. Sr.Citizens, Ladies who are prefering Lower Berths and are expecting (or know) that they are likely to get LBs, should not allow upgradation if they need LBs only.
2. Sleeper class passengers who do no like Air Conditioning, should not allow upgradation.
3. Beware that good allocation in the original class may become bad in the higher class (a reverse is also possible).
Fact sheet:
Attached is the upgraded Passenger List for 12956 (Jaipur – Mumbai Central via Sawaimadhopur – Ratlam – Vadodara) of 24.08.2011 which copy pasted for summary viewing and screen Shots pasted for original effect.
1. Upgradaing is only one class upward (though sometime back we had received notice from some members that it had been beyond one class up also).
2. Sr. no. 1, 8 etc. were waitlisted but have got upgraded.
3. Sr. no. 13, 15 etc. were under RAC but have got upgraded.
4. Sr. Nos. 2 to 5 were enjoying a good allotment of original berths (B-4> 17, 18, 19 & 20; 3rd cubical LB, MB, UB and LB) but on upgrading they have been bifurcated to A-1> 41, 42, 43 & 44; SL, SU, next cubical UB, opposite LB).
5. Sr. Nos. 25-26 and 37-38 had all Lower berths inside same cubicals (S-2> 1 & 4 and S-9>65 & 68 respectively) which seems to be for Sr. Citizens or Ladies (Just prsuming, pls.) but have been thrown away at SL and SU berths (B-5> 47 & 48 and B-5> 15 & 16 respectively; one side lower and one side upper each).
6. Sr. Nos. 45 & 46 have badly been treated. Enjoying berths 1 & 4 (both lower, same and first cubical) in S-8 are picked up and dropped off at both the upper berthe (19 & 22) in coach B-3.
Mar 22 (20:48)

Entry# 2187     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
Steps to follow for creating, updating & ending a trip dairy (New type of trip dairy which doesnt require PNR)

Mar 22 (20:43)
Blog Post# 4268741-19     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Mar 22 (20:48)
Steps to follow for creating, updating & ending a trip
⏺️Switch on GPS for getting "live train position"
1) Click on "Home"
2) Click on "Start trip"
3) You will get this box
After filling details click on "Start trip"
⏺️After clicking on "Start trip" a trip entry will be created in your "Home" tab. You can give further updates of your trip from Home tab itself
5) In trip entry you have to click on "Post train location" everytime whenever you want to post live train status of train
⏺️After you have reached your destination you can end the trip by clicking on "End trip". This "End trip" will be in same place in "Home" tab where now "Start trip" is visible
Mar 21 (12:24)
Ticket Booking/E-Ticketing

Entry# 2186     
Change Boarding Point

Travel Question
Mar 21 (12:23)
Blog Post# 4267911-0     
Kishor*^~   Added by: Kishor*^~  Mar 21 (12:24)
Can I change the boarding station?
Yes, you can. All you have to do is submit a written request to the Station Manager of the originalBoarding Stationor contact any Computerised Reservation Centre, at least 24 hours before the departure of the train. However, no refund is permissible for the unused portion of the journey. The change of station once made will be fi nal i.e. in case a passenger has changed the boarding point, he/she will loose all rights to board the train from the original boarding point. If found travelling without any proper authority to travel, he/she will have to pay fare with penalty between original boarding point to changed boarding point.
Points for I-Tickets to change "Boarding Point"
Passenger who has booked e-tickets can change his Boarding station online before 24 hours of the scheduled departure of the train.
In case a passenger has changed the boarding point he will lose all the rights to board the train from the original boarding point.
If found travelling without any proper authority to travel, passenger will have to pay fare with penalty between original boarding point to changed boarding point.
Boarding point change is allowed only once.
Boarding station can be changed before 24 hours of the scheduled departure of train.
Boarding point change is not allowed if ticket is seized.
Boarding point change is not allowed for the PNRs with VIKALP option.
Online boarding point change is not allowed for I-Ticket.
Boarding point change is not allowed for current booking ticket.
Mar 19 (14:36)

Entry# 2185     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
What does H sign in Delhi metro stations indicate?

Mar 19 (14:15)
Blog Post# 4264673-3     
Saurabh®^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Mar 19 (14:36)
'H' sign is present in all stations of Delhi metro to indicate that point where train is to be halted. There may be (like at at change over stations like yamuna bank) or may not be (like mandi House)a signal ahead.
In underground stations 'H' sign is painted at walls and in level or at height stations it is painted at the floor which is visible to the pilot using the mirror reflectors fixed over it.
So, the train is essentially stopped at the beginning of 'H" symbol not ahead of it
, not before it.
Separate 'H" signs are there painted for 6 car/8 car trains as their length varies and so the position of last car in the platform.
Mar 19 (14:33)

Entry# 2184     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
What does H sign board in Indian railways indicate?

General Travel
Mar 18 (17:55)
Blog Post# 4264673-0     
Saurabh®^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Mar 19 (14:33)
What does 'H' sign board in Indian railways indicate?
'H' sign is present in station boards or some yards preceding to the station boards in Indian Railway system to indicate that upcoming station is a halt.
Main characteristics are :
No yard/change /points involved.
wait for line/signal clear.
No points man/cabin located at the station. Train halts at main line itself.
Guards/ALP/Timer based signal is enough to start the train after the halt in such cases and these stations are not used for other purposes like granting or receiving line clear etc., there are no signals provided here, only limited staff for ticket vending is available as per train timings.Train halts at the main line itself for designated period of time and moves automatically without waiting for any indication from station staff.

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