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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 213Subpart C → §213.53


Title 49: Transportation
PART 213—TRACK SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart C—Track Geometry


§213.53   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—
Excepted trackN/A41014 .
Class 1 track48410.
Class 2 and 3 track484934 .
Class 4 and 5 track484912 .

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