Railway Booking Quotas and Status

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Quite often you find these below specified status whenever you reserve your ticket.These status get changed from one to another. For example if your ticket status is RLGN at the time of booking, and as the days are passing on, it may change to Waiting List.

Booking Quota



 CAN/MOD Canceled or Modified Passenger You find this status when you cancel train tickets or remove a passenger from your status
 CNF Confirmed  Your ticket is confirmed and you are allowed to travel.
 RAC Reservation Against Cancellation An RAC ticket gets you on the train and in your chosen class, but there’s a chance you could end up with just a seat instead of a berth.
 GNWL General Wait List This is the main waiting list for general quota.If your ticket status is wait list even after the chart is prepared, you are not allowed to board the train and your amount will be refunded if you booked using online reservation system.
 PQWL Pooled Quota Wait List A passenger who travels from an intermediate station of a train to another intermediate station of that train will get PQWL wait list.The chance of getting this ticket confirmed is very less. This type of tickets will be confirmed only after confirming other waiting list tickets which usually does not happen in most of the cases.
 RLWL Remote Location Wait List RLWL means Ticket is issued for intermediate stations (between the originating and terminating stations). This type of tickets will be given a separate priority and confirmations will depend on the cancellations of a destination confirmed ticket,there are less chances of confirmation.
REGRET Stopped No More Booking is allowed in that train.
 RELEASED Ticket Not Cancelled but Alternative Accommodation Provided
 RLGN Remote Location General Wait List RLGN ticket will be issued for an intermediate station (which is not the originating station for the train) to destination/nearby destination station. It will come under general wait list which have more chances of confirmation. If someone from that place cancels the ticket you will get confirmed i.e this type of tickets will have RAC Provision.
 RQWL Request Wait List If a ticket is to be booked from an intermediate station to another intermediate station, and if it is not covered by the general quota or by the remote location quotas or pooled quota, the request for the ticket may go into a RQWL.
 LDWL Ladies Quota Wait List This is the waiting list ticket against ladies seat reservation.
 CKWL Tatkal Quota Wait List This is the waiting list for tatkal tickets. Your ticket gets confirmed only if some persons who booked tatkal ticket cancels. when the waiting list moves up you can expect confirmed berth.
 HO Head quarters/high official Quota HO/Emergency quota seats are used by high officials or the people who have some emergency travel.If those seats not utilized then those will be released to clear wl/rac passengers at the time of chart preparation.
 DF Defence Quota Reserved for defence officials
PH Parliament House Quota Includes ministers and high bureaucrats as well as members of parliament and their staff
FT Foreign Tourist Quota A certain number of tickets  for tourists on each train are set aside as part of a Foreign Tourist Quota.
DP Duty Pass Quota For Railway Staff who are on duty
 SS  Female(above 45 Year)/Senior Citizen/Travelling alone Lower berth reserved for senior citizens
 HP Physically Handicapped Quota For handicapped travellers


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