Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What are the rates for carrying Dogs or other pets ?

  1. Dogs when carried in the break-van and/or A.C.C. and first class
    passenger compartments will be charged for at Scale ‘L'(luggage Rates)on the
    basis of weights indicated below, subject to a minimum charge of Rs.10/- per
    dog, charges being Prepaid: When carried in break_van (Dog-Box) 30 Kgs When
    carried in passengers compartments 60 Kgs "Seeing Eye" dog traveling with a
    blind person in the compartment (First class) will, however, be charged the
    same tariff as for dogs carried in brake_van. The dogs must be provided with
    Collars and Chains. Owners should make their own arrangements for food and
    water for the dog during the journey. Dogs detected unbooked will be charged
    at six times the Luggage Scale Rate subject to a minimum of Rs.50/-
  2. A passenger traveling in First Air condition class or first class may
    take a dog into the compartment only with the concurrence of fellow
    passengers on payment of charges vide Clause(1) above. The charges are to be
    prepaid. If fellow passengers subsequently object to the dog remainig in the
    compartment, it will be removed to the Guard’s van, no refund being given.
    Dogs detected unbooked with the passenger in IA and Ist class compartments
    will be charged six times the Luggage scale Rate subject to a minimum of
    Rs.50/-. A lady travelling alone with children under 12 years of age in a
    first class compartment may take with her in the compartment one dog on
    payment of charges at the Dog Box Rates,subject to a minimum of
    Rs.10/-provided that if another lady enters the compartment, the dog can
    only be allowed to remain in the compartment with her consent. Any dog
    detected unbooked will be charged at double the dog-box rate for the
    distance up to the point of detection and at the dog-box rate for the
    distance beyond the total charge being subject to a minimum of Rs.20/- for
    each dog.
  3. Dogs are not allowed to be carried in ACC Sleeper Coaches, Acc chair car
    coaches sleeper class and second class coaches.If a dog is found being
    carried in contravention of this rule, it will be removed immediately to the
    brake-van and charges will be levied six times the Luggage Scale Rate
    subject to a minimum of Rs.50/-
  4. Charge for dog carried in reserved compartments will be levied at the
    dog-box rate. Any dog tetected unbooked will be charged six times the
    Luggage Scale Rate subject to a minimum of Rs.50/-
  5. Large dogs which cannot be carried in the dog-box of a brake van will be
    carried in a special vehicle at the same rates and conditions as for horses.