Well, PQWL signifies the ‘Pooled Quota Waiting List’. This is another type of
waiting list which has lesser chances of confirmation. PQWL is shared by several
stations and there is only one Pool throughout the entire journey.
When a traveler starts his/her journey from the originating station of the train
and book the tickets to the station before terminating station, then the PQWL is
In comparison to General Quota Waiting List, PQWL i.e. Pooled Quota Waiting List
has less seats and less chances of confirmation.
Likewise, the GQWL, the tickets in the PQWL automatically gets cancelled if not
confirmed, once the chart is prepared. Or the travelers themselves can cancel
their tickets anytime and get the complete refund back into their respective bank