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33C1 Guard/Restraining Rail

33C1 is the designation for the popular UIC33 section (also known as RL-160 or U69) that is used as a guard rail at frogs, as a restraining rail through curves, and as a point guard.

  • Can be mounted independently from running rail, in a bolted or boltless configuration with VANGUARD(R) plates
  • Flangeway width adjustable with shims
  • In restraining rail applications, can be raised to allow for more contact with the back of the wheel, or flush with running rail to avoid contact with snow clearing equipment
  • May be insulated to facilitate broken rail detection in signal territory
  • Average hardness 360 BHN
  • Compatible with any tie type