WEIGHMENT SYSTEM. Presentation 18.104.22.168. Weightment System. It is the system in force on Indian Railway under which closed bags except parcel bags without limit of weight in luggage vans in the custody of the Railway Guards. Bags are sent loose or enclosed in transit bags.
The system is adopted to provide a regular daily exchange of mails in the following cases.
Between offices served by unimportant Railway lines.
Between offices situated at station at which the sectional mail train do not stop.