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Guard Rails

EA rail or other structure laid parallel with the running rails of atrack to prevent wheels from being derailed.

EA rail or other structure laid parallel with the running rails of atrack to prevent wheels from being derailed; or to hold wheels in correct alignment to prevent their flanges from striking the points of turnout or crossing frogs or the points of switches. A rail or other structure laid parallel with the running rails of a track to keep derailed wheels adjacent to running rails. Frog-Guard Rail relation: Guard Rail length 13'-0" Frog No. 8, 9, 10. Guard Rail length 16'-6" Frog No. 11, 12, 14 & 15. Guard Rail length 20'-0" Frog No. 16 & 20.