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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

How to Find Nearest RRB Office Using the Web

(Posted December 7, 1997)

Question 9: I have a friend who left the Denver Rio Grande & Western RR in 1950. I heard on a TV talk show that he might be qualified for Railroad Retirement benefits. How can I help him find out if he's eligible for anything?

Roland K.
Golden, Colorado

Answer: You can put him in touch with the nearest office of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).

To find the office serving the area in which your friend lives, go to the RRB WEB site at www.rrb.gov (click here).

Before you write or call the RRB, be sure that your friend has his Social Security Number and any other documents pertaining to his rail work.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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