What is the meaning of RAC: Indian Railways is considered to be the most comfortable mode of travel. More than 2.5 crore people travel by it every day. That is why it is difficult to get a confirmed ticket on the train.
In such a situation, if your ticket is RAC, then it is important for you to know about it. Actually, many times when a ticket is booked, RAC is written on it. In such a situation, it is important to know whether you get a seat in RAC or not or what kind of seat you get Let know in detail all the rules related to RAC.
What is RAC
The full name of RAC is Reservation Against Cancellation. This means that if someone ticket is cancelled, you will get a full seat, but till then you will get a seat only for sitting. Let us tell you that in case of RAC, 2 passengers have to sit on one seat.
If you have RAC status, you dont get a sleeper seat. If one person cancels his reservation on getting a seat for two people, the other passenger gets the entire seat.
Let us tell you that now only side lower seats have been given in all the coaches of sleeper class. 7 seats are reserved for RAC. A total of 14 passengers can travel on these. Let us tell you that 2 people can sit on the 2 seats of the side lower. At the same time, if a passenger ticket is cancelled, you will get that full seat.
RAC seats in three-tier AC and two-tier class Talking about the three-tier AC class, the number of RSC seats in it is 4, on which 8 passengers can travel. Talking about the two-tier AC class, it has 3 berths reserved for RAC, on which 6 passengers can travel