49 CFR 213.323 - Track gage.

§ 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 track The gage must be at least - But not more than - The change of gage within 31 feet must not be greater than -
Class 6 track 4′8″ 4′9 1/4 3/4
Class 7 track 4′8″ 4′9 1/4 1/2
Class 8 track 4′8″ 4′9 1/4 1/2
Class 9 track 4′8 1/4 4′9 1/4 1/2
[ 63 FR 34029, June 22, 1998, as amended at 78 FR 16104, Mar. 13, 2013]

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  • 2017-04-13; vol. 82 # 70 - Thursday, April 13, 2017
    1. 82 FR 17765 - Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act for a Violation of a Federal Railroad Safety Law, Federal Railroad Administration Safety Regulation or Order, or the Hazardous Material Transportation Laws or Regulations, Orders, Special Permits, and Approvals Issued Under Those Laws
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      49 CFR Parts 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 270, and 272
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