In the PNM (AIRF) meeting held on 7/8th March, 1997, AIRF raised a point that in the absence of clear provision in the Pass Rules regarding entitlement of ‘attendants’ to travel in Sleeper Class, difficulties are being faced by attendants on some of the Railways. It is clarified that IInd Class Pass/PTO holders including eligible ‘attendants’ are entitled to travel in Sleeper Class without any additional charge.
Railway employee pass rules
Issue of passes to the widows of the railway servants is governed by the provisions contained in Schedule V of the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition 1993). As per these provisions widows of Railway servants who were in service on 12.03.1987 and opted for the scheme of widow pass or widows of those Railway servants who joined service on or after 12.03.1987 and are compulsorily governed under the scheme of Widow Pass are eligible for Widow Passes.