Entitlement of family of Railway Officers to travel in saloon when officer return by some other mode of transport

Railway Board Letter No
E[W]2007 PS5-1/6 dated 11.09.2008
Date
RBE No
107/2008
Circular Subject
Entitlement of family of Railway Officers to travel alone in saloon

            The extant provision in Railway Servants [Pass] Rules, 1986 [Second Edition, 1993] provide that if a Railway Servant in Group ‘A’ or ‘B’ is required to cut short his tour/or return to headquarters by air or by some other means of transport leaving behind his family, he may be allowed return journey pass of the same class as on privilege account for his family to enable them to return to the headquarters.  In such situation if a Railway Officer had undertaken journey on duty in a saloon, the empty inspection carriage or saloon has to be hauled back to Headquarters of the Railway Servant.

 

2.         The issue has been considered by Board and it has been decided that  if a Railway Servant in Group ‘A’ or ‘B’, who has undertaken journey in inspection carriage/saloon alongwith his/her family, is required to cut short his tour/or return to headquarters  by air or by some other means of transport leaving behind his family, the family of such  Railway Servant  be permitted to return to the headquarters in the same saloon.  Accordingly, item No. [1] under the heading of  ‘General Rules Relating to Duty Passes’ of Schedule I [Duty Pass] of Railway Servants [Pass] Rules, 1986 [Second Edition, 1993] may be amended  as per Advance Correction Slip No. 60 enclosed. 

 

3.         This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways. 

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Advance Correction Slip No. 60 to Railway Servants [Pass] Rules, 1986 [Second Edition, 1993]

 

            Item No. [1] under the heading, “General Rules relating to Duty Passes” of     Schedule-I {Duty Pass} of Railway Servants [Pass] Rules, 1986 [Second Edition, 1993] may be amended as under:

 

            If a Railway Servant of Group ‘A’ or ‘B’ is required to cut short his tour and/or return to headquarters by air or by some other means of transport leaving behind his family, he may be allowed return journey pass of the same class  as on privilege account for his family to enable them to return to the headquarters with the exception that where the Railway Servant proceeds on tour in an inspection carriage / saloon with his family, the family of such a Railway Servant be permitted to return to the headquarters in the same saloon.

 

[Authority: Railway Board’s No. E[W]2007 PS5-1/6 dated 11.09.2008  ]

 

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