http://carolina.hsinjurylaw.com/practice_areas/north-carolina-railroad---fela-accident-attorneys-railroad-crossing-cancer-diseases-lawyers.cfm. Randy Appleton, a railroad worker injury/FELA lawyer in North Carolina (NC), discusses the annuities available for railroad workers from the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). Basically, an annuiity is a pension. There are two types of annuities available through the RRB. To find out about these types of annuities, watch this video. To get more information, go to hhtp://www.rrb.gov.