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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 213Subpart G → §213.355


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


§213.355   Frog guard rails and guard faces; gage.

The guard check and guard face gages in frogs shall be within the limits prescribed in the following table—

Class of trackGuard check gageGuard face gage
The distance between the gage line of a frog to the guard line1 of its guard rail or guarding face, measured across the track at right angles to the gage line,2 may not be less than—The distance between guard lines,1 measured across the track at right angles to the gage line,2 may not be more than—
Class 6, 7, 8 and 9 track4612 45

1A line along that side of the flangeway which is nearer to the center of the track and at the same elevation as the gage line.

2A line five-eighths of an inch below the top of the center line of the head of the running rail, or corresponding location of the tread portion of the track structure.

[78 FR 16112, Mar. 13, 2013]

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