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What are the types of seats available in Indian Railways?

There There are seven types of seating available in Indian Railways.

  • AC First Class (1A):  Passengers are seated in two- or four-berthed private compartments, which are air-conditioned and spacious. This is the most expensive ticket.

  • AC 2 Tier (2A): Passengers are seated in air-conditioned carriages that are split into two- or four-berthed compartments that are separated by curtains.

  • AC 3 Tier (3A): Passengers are seated in air conditioned three -tiered compartments

  • First Class (FC): Passengers are seated in two- or four-berthed private, non-air conditioned compartments.

  • AC Chair Car (CC): Air-conditioned seating with reclining seats.

  • Sleeper (SL): Similar to AC 3 Tier, but without air conditioning.

  • Second Seating (2S): Non-air conditioned seating accommodation on bench-styled seats.