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Benefits For Disabled Spouse of Former Rail Worker
(Posted January 27, 2003)
Question 211: My wife had 38 years of rail service. She is 57 and she receives a disability annuity from Railroad Retirement. I'm 60 and disabled too. Can I get any benefits from the RRB now?
Answer: Railroad Retirement does not have special benefits for disabled spouses. Because your wife has more than 30 years of rail service, you will first become eligible for a spouse benefit when she reaches 60.
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