49 CFR 213.115 - Rail end mismatch.
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§ 213.115 Rail end mismatch.
Any mismatch of rails at joints may not be more than that prescribed by the following table -
|Class of track||Any mismatch of rails at joints may not be more than the following -|
|On the tread of the rail ends (inch)||On the gage side of the rail ends (inch)|
|Class 1 track||1/4||1/4|
|Class 2 track||1/4||3/16|
|Class 3 track||3/16||3/16|
|Class 4 and 5 track||1/8||1/8|