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RBE No. 16/2019: Passes – Revised Travel Entitlements w.e.f. 01.01.2016

No.E(W)2016/PS5-1/8, dated 31.01.2019

Sub: Travel entitlements on Duty Passes, Privilege Passes and Post Retirement Complimentary Passes (PRCP).

1. Consequent to implementation of 7th CPC’s recommendations and notification of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 (RSPR) w.e.f. 01.01.2016, the matter regarding linking of travel entitlements on Duty Passes, Privilege Passes/ PTOs and PRCP with the ‘Pay Level in Pay Matrix’ (PLPM) has been examined in consultation with Commercial and Finance Dtes. The Competent Authority has recorded his approval for the revised travel entitlements on status (i.e. Gazetted/ Non-gazetted) cum PLPM basis has indicated in Annexure-I (for Duty Passes) and Annexure-II (for privilege Pass/PRCP).
2. In all other respects, the extent provisions of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition-1993) will continued to apply.
3. The revised travel entitlement would take effect from 01.01.2016. Accordingly, PRCP/ Widow Pass travel entitlement of the railway servants retired/ deceased in the interregnum shall be re-fixed by the Pass Issuing Authority.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

Annexure–I to letter No.E(W)2016/PS5-1/8, dated 31.01.2019 (RBE No. 16/2019)

TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS ON DUTY PASSES

 

S. No.

Status

Pay Level in Pay Matrix (PLPM)

Type of Pass

Maximum number of Berths/ Seats for self + family members, as defined under Rule 2(d) of extent Railway Servants (Pass) Rules

Mail/Express Trains

Rajdhani/ Duronto Express Type  Trains

Shatabdi Express Type Trains

Refer: RBE No.68/2017, dated 12.07.2017 for ‘Type Trains’

1-AC

2-AC

3-AC

SL/2S

1-AC

2-AC

3-AC

SL

2S

EC

CC

1

CRB, Board Members including FC, DGs & GMs granted Apex Scale and Chief Commissioner for Railway Safety

17

Gold Pass*

2+AE-I

or

1+RE/D-I

4

4

4

2

4

4

4

4

4

4

2

GMs & other equivalent officers

16

3

HAG officers (including NF-HAG)

15

Silver Pass

1+AE-II

or

1+RE/D-I

4

4

4

1+AE-III

or

1+RE/D-II

2

4

4

4

2

4

4

SAG (including NF-SAG)

14

5

Selection Grade Officers

13

Bronze Pass/First Class ‘A’ (with 1-AC authority)

1+AE-II

or

1+RE/D-1

4

4

4

1+AE-III

2

4

4

4

2

4

6

JAG Officers

12

7

All other Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Gazetted Officers

11

Bronze Pass/First Class ‘A’

RE/D-III

4

4

4

NE

1+RE/D-IV

2

4

4

NE

2

8

10

9

9

10

8

11

Non-gazetted Cadre

6 & above

First Class

NE

1

1

1

NE

NE

1

1

1

NE

1

12

5

Second Class ‘A’

NE

NE

1

1

NE

NE

NE

1

1

NE

NE

13

4

14

3

15

2

16

1

Second/ Sleeper Class

NE

NE

NE

1

NE

NE

NE

NE

1

NE

NE

Legend

AE

Additional Entitlement

RE/D

Restricted Entitlement on duty

NE

Not Entitled

 

Gold Pass*

Gold Pass folder is entitled for 1-AC coupe (i.e. 2 berths) even when travelling alone.

 

AE-I

2 extra berths in 2-AC Class for other eligible family members included in the Pass.

 

AE-II

3 extra berths in 2-AC Class for eligible family members included in the Pass.

 

AE-III

1 extra berth in 2-AC Class for an eligible family member included in the Pass.

 

RE/D-I

3 extra berths for eligible family members included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE/D-II

1 extra berth for eligible family members included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE/D-III

4 berths for self and eligible family members included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE/D-IV

1 extra berth for an eligible family member included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 2-AC and 3-AC class of respective train.

Note

Existing provisions regarding attendant facility shall continue to apply.

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Annexure–II to letter No.E(W)2016/PS5-1/8, dated 31.01.2019 (RBE No. 16/2019)

TRAVEL ENTITLEMENTS ON PRIVILAGE & POST RETIREMENT COMPLIMENTARY PASSES

 

S. No.

Status

Pay Level in Pay Matrix (PLPM)

Privilege Passes

PRCP (After 20 years of railway service)

 

Class of Pass

Berth/ Seat Entitlement

Mail/Express Trains

Rajdhani/ Duronto Express Type  Trains

Shatabdi Express Type Trains

Refer: RBE No.68/2017, dated 12.07.2017 for ‘Type Trains’

1-AC

2-AC

3-AC

SL/2S

1-AC

2-AC

3-AC

SL

 

2S

EC

CC

1

CRB, Board Members

17

06 Sets

03 Sets

First Class ‘A’

2 + RE-I

AEM

AEM

AEM

2

2

4

AEM

AEM

2

2

2

DGs & GMs

2

GMs & other equivalent officers

16

06 Sets

03 Sets

 

1+RE-I

AEM

AEM

AEM

1+

RE-II

2

4

AEM

AEM

2

2

3

HAG officers (including NF-HAG)

15

06 Sets

03 Sets

First Class ‘A’

RE-III

AEM

AEM

AEM

RE-IV

2

4

AEM

AEM

1

2

4

SAG (including NF-SAG)

14

5

Selection Grade Officers

13

06 Sets

03 Sets

First Class ‘A’

RE-III

AEM

AEM

AEM

NE

2

4

AEM

AEM

NE

2

6

JAG Officers

12

7

Sr. Scale Officers

11

8

 All other Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Gazetted Officers

10

06 Sets

03 Sets

First Class ‘A’

RE-III

AEM

AEM

AEM

NE

1

2

AEM

AEM

NE

2

9

9

10

8

11

Non-gazetted Cadre

6 & above

01 Set (upto the end of 5 years of Railway Service) 03 Sets (after completion of 5 years of railway service)

02 Sets

First Class

RE-V

AEM

AEM

AEM

NE

1

2

AEM

AEM

NE

2

12

5

Second Class ‘A’

NE

RE-V

AEM

AEM

NE

NE

NE

4

4

NE

NE

13

4

Second/ Sleeper Class

NE

NE

RE-V

AEM

NE

NE

NE

NE

4

NE

NE

14

3

15

2

16

1

 

Upgraded Pass for serving employees in PLPM4, 3, 2, 1: 01 Set of Second Class ‘A’ Pass in lieu of 01 Set of Second/Sleeper Class Pass even with less than 05 years of railway service.

NE

NE

AEM

AEM

NE

NE

NE

4

4

NE

NE

Legend:-

AEM

All Eligible Members included in the Pass (i.e. self, family members & dependent relatives, as defined under Rule 2(c) & (d) and subject to other conditions stipulated in the extant Railway Servants (Pass) Rules.

RE

Restricted Entitlement

NE

Not Eligible

 

RE-I

Extra berths for other eligible family members included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE-II

One extra berth for any other eligible members included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE-III

Berths for AEM on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 1-AC Class and 2-AC Class of respective train.

 

RE-IV

One berth for self or any eligible member included in the Pass on payment of 1/3rd difference of fare between 2-AC and 3-C class of respective train.

 

RE-V

Berths for AEM on payment full difference of fare between this Class and the next lower Class of respective train.

Note

Existing provisions regarding attendant facility shall continue to apply.

Download Railway Board Circular RBE No. 16/2019

Forward reference⇒RBE No.

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