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In Railway Ticket it is Printed as WL,PQWL,RLWL,GNWL for waitlisted ticket ,what does that mean

Asked by rajeev pal, 12 Jan '09 01:35 pm
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A "Pooled Quota Waiting List" ('PQWL') is shared by several small stations in a particular region. E.g., Tiruppur, Salem, etc., share in the quota and wait list for some trains originating from Trivandrum or Mangalore. As another example, the 2723 Andhra Pradesh Exp. has three quotas, for Secunderabad - New Delhi, Secunderabad - nagpur, and Secunderabad - Bhopal. There is also a pooled quota for passengers travelling from Secunderabad to stations beyond Bhopal but short of Jhansi. If this quota is exhausted, a passenger is placed in the pooled quota waiting list. Pooled Quotas normally operate only from the originating station of a route, and there is only one Pooled Quota for the entire run. The Pooled Quota is intended to be utilized by passengers travelling from the originating station to a station short of the terminating station, or from an intermediate station to the terminating station, or between two intermediate stations. Such remote location quotas are also provided when ther ...more
Answered by SAIRA, 12 Jan '09 01:54 pm

 
  
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PQWL and RLWL waitlists are the worst ones to have. If u ve any of these the chances of your ticket getting confirmed are very bleak. Always take a ticket with GNWL i.e General waitlist.
Answered by aman pahwa, 24 Jul '10 03:10 pm

 
  
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WL # Waiting List Number
RLWL Remote Location Wait List
GNWL General Wait List
PQWL Pooled Quota Wait List
Answered by Prem Malhotra, 12 Jan '09 01:40 pm

 
  
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