49 CFR 213.143 - Frog guard rails and guard faces; gage.

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§ 213.143 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 track Guard check gageThe distance between the gage line of a frog to the guard line 1 of its guard rail or guarding face, measured across the track at right angles to the gage line 2, may not be less than— Guard face gageThe distance between guard lines 1, measured across the track at right angles to the gage line 2, may not be more than—
1 A 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.
2 A line 5/8 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.
Class 1 track 4′61/8 4′ 51/4
Class 2 track 4′61/4 4′ 51/8
Class 3 and 4 track 4′ 63/8 4′51/8
Class 5 track 4′61/2 4′ 5″

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  • 2014-01-29; vol. 79 # 19 - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 4634 - Track Safety Standards; Improving Rail Integrity
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      49 CFR Part 213

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-01-29; vol. 79 # 19 - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 4634 - Track Safety Standards; Improving Rail Integrity
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      49 CFR Part 213