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Formulas for Estimating Track Material

  • Weight per piece of rail
  • Weight in net ton per piece of rail
  • Weight in net tons for several pieces of rail
  • Bars
  • Number of ties
  • Number of tie plates
  • Spikes
  • Track Bolts
  • Lock washers
  • Rail Anchors

Rail Accessories required per track mile (5280') Data for Calculating Rail Tonnages
Decimal & Metric Equivalents of Common Fractions of an Inch Metric and English Conversion Table
Middle Ordinates in Inches
Middle Ordinates of Curves in 10' Chord & 30' Rail

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