Bedroll Facility In All AC Tiers Of Indian Railways Reinstated; Check List

by Sanmita A
Bedroll Facility In All AC Tiers Of Indian Railways Reinstated; Check List

Indian Railways will again provide bedrolls to its passengers in the AC 3-tier economy coaches. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions in the past two years, the bedroll facility was not available for train passengers. Eventually, the Indian Railways, as travel restrictions dropped, Indian Railways slowly initiated the bedroll facilities once again – initially in specific AC coaches and now in the AC 3-tier economy coach. Find the list of trains with bedroll facilities below –

Bedroll Facility In Indian Railways For AC Economy Coaches

For the unversed, the bedroll facility in the Indian Railways has — sheets, pillows and towels. The railways are introducing this facility in the economy coaches only after increasing the fare of the economy coaches. The bedroll will be available to the passengers from September 20 onwards. And, for the authorities to store the linen, they can use berth numbers 81, 82, and 83. Moreover, a report by India Today states that the economy coach did not have the bedrolls as there was no space to store them.

Passengers travelling after September 20 in the AC 3-tier coach with seat numbers 81,82, and 83 will be allotted different seats in different coaches.


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How To Plan Your Travel Without The Linen?

As per reports, the Indian Railways has restored the linen or bedroll facility in most of its trains. However, if there is a probability of not getting the linens, make sure you carry extra bedsheets and a set of towels to keep yourself comfortable throughout the travel. The temperature inside the coaches can also be controlled by talking to the authorities on the train. Still, make sure you carry some extra and stay ready to be on the safer side.

For your convenience, below is a list of trains providing the bedroll facility. You can check if your train is included too.

  • 1665 — Ranikamalapati-Agartala
  • 1666 — Agartala-Ranikamalapati
  • 1905 — Kanpur Central-Ahamadabad
  • 1906 — Ahamadabad-Kanpur Central
  • 1921 — Punne Jn-Virangana Lakshmibai Jn.

Check out the entire list of trains here.

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