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Whether Railroad Credits Are Included in Social Security Data For Nonvested Workers
(Posted February 12, 2004)
Question 379: I'm not vested for Railroad Retirement. Can I check online to see if my railroad credits have been added to my Social Security record?
Answer: According to the SSA web site at www.ssa.gov, railroad service credits since 1973 are included in a nonvested worker's online information. Railroad credits before 1973 are not shown but online benefit estimates do include them.
You can also contact SSA using their toll-free number at
(800) 772-1213 in order to confirm that your railroad credits are being considered by SSA.
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