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Indian Railways integrates all helpline numbers into single Rail Madad Helpline 139

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Rashi Bisaria | March 9, 2021

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Indian Railways integrates all helpline numbers into single Rail Madad Helpline 139Indian Railways on Monday announced the Rail Madad Helpline 139. Indian Railway has integrated all railway helplines into a single number '139' (Rail Madad Helpline). Passengers can now give a call on this number for quick grievance redressal and enquiry during travel. Railway Ministry has also launched a social media campaign - #OneRailHelpline139 - to inform and educate the passengers

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