60E1 (UIC 60) Rail


The 60E1 (UIC60) rail model is manufactured according to the European standard EN 13674-1. It is used for railroad construction. This is a type T section rail (flat botom rails) with a 60.21 kg mass per meter. For a standard track is used the 60E1 / UIC60 rail for medium and heavy load traffic.

The origin of the standard for the manufacture of this type of track comes from the International Union of Railways, founded in 1922, with the objective of promoting the global  rail traffic and confront the transportation challenges and promote the  sustainable development. The UIC plays an important role in the pieces standardization for the railways construction, and the 60E1 / UIC60 rail is the best example of this.


Type of Rail Standard Dimensions mm Section S Mass m
H B C D E cm² kg/m
European standard EN 13674-1
60E1 (UIC60) EN 13674 - 1 172,00 150,00 72,00 51,00 16,50 76,70 60,21

Mechanical properties:

Standard Steel grades Mechanical properties
Rm MPa min A5 % HB
EN 13674 - 1 (2006) R200 min
14 200 - 240
R260 min
10 260 - 300
R260 MN min
10 260 - 300
R350 HT min
9 350 - 390

UIC 60 rail profile :


Perfil del rail tipo UIC 60 - 60E1

 Download the UIC60/60E1 rail profile 

Manufacturing and distribution of 60E1(UIC60) 

ArcelorMittal manufactures the 60E1 / UIC 60 rail in their factories in the United States and Europe and distributes it anywhere in the world. Please Check for more information and conditions.

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