What are different type of Coach Codes and their meaning in Indian Railways ?

Below is the list of various Coach Codes and their meanings

Coach CodeDescriptionDetails
A2-Tier Air Conditioned CoachThere are total 6 berths in coupe among which 2 berth are facing each other i.e Lower and Upper side. These berths are bigger and wider than 3-Tier Berths.
B3-Tier Air Conditioned CoachThere are total 8 berths in a coupe among which 3 berths are facing each other i.e Lower , Middle and Upper and two side berth. Basically this is similar to slepper Coach.
CAir Conditioned Chair CarThese are the generally day trains where the arrangement of seat are made in 3+3 or 3+2 configuration which can be pushed back and also have aisle(walkaway) in between.
DSecond Class seats which can be bookedThese are the same 3+3 seats with walkaway in between but these seats are pre-reservable. i.e they are pre-booked before the train is boarded.
EExecutive Chair CarThese seats are more wider and spacious than normal Chair Car.
EXTExtra CoachSometimes in some festival season or during vacation the amount of commuters increase , so extra Coaches are added. Generally these extra Coach are of lower Classes.
DECombination of Executive Class and Second ClassSome Coaches are divided in middle, mostly Executive Class only. So some seats / berths are of Executive Class in one half and Second Class in another half
FNon-A.C First ClassThese are coupe with doors. There are no side berths and these have the capability to accommodate 2-4 persons.
G3-Tier Air Conditioned(Garib Rath)It is the symbol which is used for indicating the Class S (Sleeper Coach) of Garib Rath
HFirst Class Air ConditionedIt is similar in layout to the F Class, and is Air Conditioned
HACombination of H & A ClassIt is combination of two types. Half Coach is of first Class Air Conditioned which is of type H and other half is 2-Tier Air Conditioned which is of Type A
HBCombination of H & B ClassIt is combination of two types. Half Coach is of first Class Air Conditioned which is of type H and other half is 3-Tier Air Conditioned which is of Type B
JGarib Rath Chair CarIt is the Garib Rath version of the Chair Car sitting
RA2-Tier Air Conditioned RACIt is RAC in Coach type A
RB3-Tier Air Conditioned RACIt is RAC in Coach type B
RG3-Tier Air Conditioned RAC Garib RathIt is RAC in Coach type G
RSSleeper Class RACIt is RAC in Coach type S.
SSleeper Class versionIt is Sleeper Coach. It has group of 8 berths with 3 berths facing each other i.e Upper, Middle and Lower and 2 berths on the side. Sometimes it also has 9 berths, in which case the side layout has 3 berths.
SESecond Class Executive ChairIt is a non-Air-conditioned version of Class E.

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