RAILWAY SERVANT’S PASS RULES, 1986 (1993
EDITION) EMBODYING ALL CORRECTION SLIPS
ISSUED UPTO 56, DATED 08.05.2008
GENERAL PASS RULES
RAILWAY SERVANTS (PASS) RULES, 1986 (1993 EDITION)
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following Rules, regulating the issue of passes and Privilege Ticket Orders to Railway servants, for travel by trains namely:-
1. Short Title, Commencement and Application:
1. These Rules may be called the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986.
2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the
3. Except where specifically provided to the contrary they shall apply to all railway servants under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) but shall not apply to :-
i. an apprentice engaged under the Apprentices Act ;
ii. a person in the casual employment or employed on daily wages
iii. any person under the administrative control of the Ministry of
Railways who by a general or special order is, excluded from
the facilities of Pass or a Privilege Ticket Order under these
2. Definitions : In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires:-
a. ‘adopted child’ means a child for whom there is satisfactory proof of adoption irrespective of the fact whether such adoption is permissible or not under the personal law governing the railway servant concerned.
b. ‘attendant’ means a person exclusively employed on salary in the
personal service of a railway servant.
c. ‘dependent relative’ in relation to a railway servant, whose father is
not alive, means:-
i. mother including a divorced mother;
ii. unmarried or widowed sister;
iii. brother/step-brother under twenty one years of age provided
he resides with and is wholly dependent on the railway
iv. invalid brother of any age, and
v. brother who has attained the age of twenty one years and is a
bonafide student of a recognized educational institution:
vi. legally divorced sister.**
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