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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 213Subpart G → §213.323


Title 49: Transportation
PART 213—TRACK SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart G—Train Operations at Track Classes 6 and Higher


§213.323   Track gage.

(a) Gage is measured between the heads of the rails at right-angles to the rails in a plane five-eighths of an inch below the top of the rail head.

(b) Gage shall be within the limits prescribed in the following table:

Class of trackThe gage must be at least—But not more than—The change of gage within 31 feet must not be greater than—
Class 6 track484914 34
Class 7 track484914 12
Class 8 track484914 12
Class 9 track4814 4914 12

[63 FR 34029, June 22, 1998, as amended at 78 FR 16104, Mar. 13, 2013]

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