GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No.E(W)92 PS 5-3/1
New Delhi, dated 28th September, 2011
The General Managers (Personnel & Commercial)
All Indian Railways &Production Units.
Sub: Validity of Passes for travel in Garib Rath Express Trains.
Ref : This office letter of even number dated 14-02-2007.
Instructions have been issued vide para-1(I) of this office letter of even number dated 14-02-2007 permitting travel in Graib Rath Express Trains by serving/retired railway servants/individuals on all passes valid for travel in 1st AC / 2AC / 3AC / Chair Car issued as per provisions of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules,1986 (Second Edition1993). Facility of attendant is, however, not permitted in these trains.
2. On a demand raised by AIRF at the PNM forum, a proposal has been under consideration of Board for allowing 2nd Class pass for travel in Garib Rath Express Trains.
3. The matter has been examined and it has been decided by Board that serving / retired railway servants / individuals may also be allowed to travel in Garib Rath Exp. trains on "2nd / Sleeper Class Pass" issued under Railway Servants (Pass) Rules,1986 (Second Edition 1993) on payment of difference of fare between the class of actual travel of Garib Rath Exp. trains and the Sleeper class of Express trains for the distance travelled.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Receipt of this letter may please be acknowledged.
Joint Director Estt. (Welfare)