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Familiar face becomes president of RBF

Record producer and rail enthusiast Pete Waterman has become the new president of the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF).

Pete will help to raise the profile of the charity,  the only one in the UK that’s dedicated to supporting current and former rail workers as well as their financial dependents in times of need, in his new role.

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Chief executive Jason Tetley said: “We are thrilled that Pete Waterman is to become our new president. His support will certainly help raise the profile of the work we do to support current and former railway people during tough times.”

Pete Waterman added: “The charity is a fantastic cause. It does its best to help everybody…all railway people.”

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