Types of Rails


Types of Rails

Information on different types of rails according to European, Australian, American, Russian, British, ASCE, China and Indian standards. The following tables include information about the dimensions, section and mass of each rail type.

Rails Type:

  • European standars: RN 45, 45E1 (BS 90A), 46E2 (U33), 49E1 (S49), 49E5, 50E6 (U 50), 54E1 (UIC 54), 54E2 (UIC 54E), 54E3 (S54), 54E4, 60E1 (UIC 60) y 60E2.
  • Australian standars: D1  (AS68) y D2  (AS60).
  • British standars: BS 80 A, BS 90A  (45E1) y BS 100 A.
  • Russian standars: R50  (P50) y R65  (P65).
  • Chinese standars: China 50 y China 60.
  • American standars: 90ARA-A  (TR45), 100RE, 115RE  (TR57), 119RE, 132RE, 136RE, (TR68), 141 AB y 100ARA-B.
  • ASCE standars: 85.
  • Indian standars: IRS 52.

rail european standar

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
European standards
RN 45UNE 25122142,00130,0066,0040,5015,0057,0544,79
45E1
(BS 90A)
EN 13674 - 4142,80127,0066,6046,0013,8057,4545,10
46E2
(U33)
EN 13674 - 1145,00134,0062,0047,0015,0058,0446,27
49E1
(S49)
EN 13674 - 1149,00125,0067,0051,5014,0062,9249,39
49E5DBS 918 254-1149,00125,0067,0051,5014,0062,5949,13
50E6
(U50)
EN 13674 - 1153,00140,0065,0049,0015,5064,8450,90
54E1
(UIC54)
EN 13674 - 1159,00140,0070,0049,4016,0069,7754,77
54E2
(UIC54E)
EN 13674 - 1161,00125,0067,0051,4016,0068,5653,82
54E3
(S54)
EN 13674 - 1154,00125,0067,0055,0016,0069,5254,57
54E4DBS 918 254-1154,00125,0067,0055,0016,0069,1954,31
60E1
(UIC60)
EN 13674 - 1172,00150,0072,0051,0016,5076,7060,21
60E2EN 13674 - 1172,00150,0072,0051,0016,5076,4860,03

rail australia standar

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
Australian standards
D1
(AS68)
AS 1085. 1185,70152,4074,4049,2017,5086,0267,50
D2
(AS60)
AS 1085. 1170,00146,0070,0049,0016,5077,2560,60

rail brithish standar

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
British standards
BS 80 ABS 11133,35117,4763,5042,4713,1050,6539,76
BS 90A
(45E1)
BS 11142,80127,0066,6046,0013,8057,4545,10
BS 100 ABS 11152,40133,3069,8048,8015,0093,9350,18

Russian standars

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
Russian standards
R50
(P50)
GOST P51685


152,00132,0070,0042,0015,0065,6051,50
R65
(P65)
GOST P51685180,00150,0073,0045,0018,0082,6464,87

european-standards-60E1T2-60-E1A4

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
Chinese standards
CHINA 50CUSTOMER152,00132,0070,0042,0015,0065,6051,50
CHINA 60CUSTOMER176,00150,0073,0048,5016,5077,4560,80

european-standards-60E1T2-60-E1A4

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
American standards
90ARA-A


(TR45)


AREMA142,90130,2065,1037,3014,3056,9044,65
100REAREMA152,40136,5068,3042,1014,3064,1950,34
115RE
(TR57)
AREMA168,27139,7069,0547,8615,8772,5356,90
119REAREMA173,10139,7067,5042,8615,9075,1058,87
132REAREMA180,90152,4076,2044,5016,6083,2965,31
136RE
(TR68)
AREMA185,70152,4074,6049,2017,5085,9067,43
141 ABAREMA188,90152,4074,3054,7017,4089,0269,88
100ARA-BAREMA143,30130,6067,5043,3014,3063,2949,64

european-standards-60E1T2-60-E1A4

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
ASCE standards
85ASCE131,80130,2065,1039,3014,3053,7442,15

european-standards-60E1T2-60-E1A4

Type of RailStandardDimensions mmSection SMass m
HBCDEcm²kg/m
Indian standars
IRS 52IRS-T-12:1998156,00136,0067,00-15,5065,8351,68


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