IRCTC luggage rules: Extra baggage limit, free allowances, charges and other details


IRCTC luggage rules: Extra baggage limit, free allowances, charges and other details

Have you ever wondered while traveling in the train that there is a certain limit that passenger is allowed to carry luggage with him? However, while traveling in trains, you need not worry about the baggage limit, check-in, check-out, etc. Not many people know that Indian Railways has certain luggage rules.

It is worth mentioning that the free luggage limit in trains is higher than the domestic flights. Apart from this, there is a penalty if the passegers carry luggage above the prescribed limit. Each passenger is allowed a free allowance up to which he can carry luggage with him or her in the compartment that too free of cost. The free allowance is different for different classes of travel. Given below are the IRCTC luggage rules-

According to the West Central Railways’ website passenger are allowed to book and carry excess luggage beyond the free allowance with them in the compartment up to the maximum limit as per class mentioned in the table on payment of charge at 1.5 times of luggage rate. Read More

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