If you are in India, you might have travelled by train at least once in your life, have you? Of course, whether it is family holidays, official tours or simple exploration, trains are connected everywhere. And the best part about traveling by train is that you can make it absolutely exciting and stress free. If you don’t agree, then have a look at the following points.
- Get Started with Booking
The most comfortable and hassle-free way to save your train ticket is to book online as far in advance as possible. Tickets go on sale online ninety days before the date of departure of a train. In case you book quite far in advance through online then you can have plenty of options for your preferred seat or coach. So, why to get into hassle of standing in lines on counters to get tickets when you can get them booked quite prior in advance? Even if there turns up any important affair and you have to cancel your trip, you can do it easily.
- Pick your Class
There are five diverse classes on most of the Indian trains. The class hierarchy of these trains mirror the collocation of classes that you shall see in the rest of India. All diverse sectors of the population travel in the same vehicle inside feet of one another with comforts reaching from non-existent to luxurious. The chief differences are found between the different classes both on and off the train drop into three dissimilar categories: personal space, temperature and food preparation. However, whichever class you pick, you always have the option to order food from train for a delicious meal time.
Talking about second class, it is the cheapest class wherein the rules that govern the other classes of train do not apply. The trains are crammed with as many people as can fit and the seats are not assigned but rather grabbed on a first-come first-serve base. For longer, overnight journeys there is not any berth to pull down to sleep in a horizontal manner. One has to sleep sitting upright in a seat in case you are lucky enough to get one. In such class, you can expect your personal space getting compromised by people tilting on your seat, pushing parcels under your feetand pushing intightly as if is essential. Such factors do contribute to the heat of the non-AC car.
Anyhow, if you have picked sleeper class, it will permit you to experience the negligible comforts essential over a long journey like stretching out on the berth overnight, while it will not isolate you from rest of the train. In this particular class seats and berths are allocated to six passengers traveling together in a car.
Looking for privacy? Then you must pay for it. Itis what AC signifies. In this class, you find less rush, a lot of comfort and piece and quality ambience. AC tiers too range from one to three and you can spend as per your need and pocket. All the entire AC lot is far from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the train.
So, while you are planning to travel by train, take these things in mind and you will surely have a comfortable and rich experience.