Here are new rules by IRCTC regarding berth booking
For the convenience of the passengers, the railways have made strict rules related to berths. Before traveling, you must both be aware of these rules and follow them. If you get a middle berth during the journey, then you have to face many times.
In fact, passengers with lower berths often sit till late at night. In such a situation, the passenger with the middle berth must know the rules of the railway. Railway rules are different regarding middle berth. Railway rules are of great use, if you are aware of them then your journey will be comfortable. If you do not know about them, you are deceived.
Most of the time, the passengers sleeping on the middle berth open it as soon as the train starts. This creates a lot of trouble for the passenger with the lower berth. But according to the rules of the railway, a passenger with a middle berth can sleep in his berth only from 10 pm to 6 am. That is, before 10 nights, if a passenger wants to stop the opening of the middle berth, then you can stop him. After 6 am, the berth will have to be lowered so that other passengers can sit on the lower berth. Sometimes lower berths wake up late at night and middle berths have a problem, so you can pick up your seat at 10 o’clock as per rules….Read More>>