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What is the difference between AC-1st , 2nd & 3rd Class Structure wise not in terms of fare in an Express train ? Is there any difference in sitting, cabins or something simlar like that?

Asked by vinita singh, 19 Mar '09 04:53 pm
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Air-conditioned first class (AC1) Spacious and carpeted (and lockable) 4-berth and 2-berth compartments with washbasin. All necessary bedding is provided, and berths convert to seats for daytime use. AC1 is a very comfortable and civilised way to travel, although it is found only on the most important long-distance trains and costs about twice the price of AC2. In AC1, you'll be mixing with bank managers and army officers. You cannot specify that you want berths in a 2-berth rather than a 4-berth compartment when you book - specific berth numbers are only allocated by Indian Railways closer to the departure date and shown on reservation lists at the station before departure and on the coach side. Couples are normally given preference for the 2-berth coups, families and passengers travelling alone are normally allocated berths in one of the 4-berth compartments, but of course this can't be guaranteed. Air-conditioned 2-tier (AC2) AC2 provides seats by day, convertible to bun ...more
Answered by L KINI, 19 Mar '09 05:03 pm

 
  
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Yes their is difference in sitting arrangements, foods & beverages....and also in a.c. 1st class u can carry your pet with u (if any)
Answered by nitesh mittal, 19 Mar '09 04:56 pm

 
  
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Well its actually called AC 1 tier and so on..the spacing is done so that they are charged like-wise As per your economy.
Answered by Charu Mehra, 19 Mar '09 05:04 pm

 
  
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Various coaches i n train
Answered by Dinesh C S, 19 Mar '09 04:58 pm

 
  
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Answered by AMIT THAKUR, 19 Mar '09 04:56 pm

 
  
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Ac1 there is a pvt cabin for 4 Ac2 there is no cabin but the space is for 6 Ac3 also no cabin but space for 8
Answered by Mallika, 19 Mar '09 04:55 pm

 
  
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