BS 11:1985 - Specification for railway rails

BS 11:1985

Specification for railway rails

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : February 1985 Replaced By : BS 11:2015

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Specifies the requirements for the quality of steel, dimensions, tolerances and technical condition of railway rails of 24.8 kg/m and greater linear mass.

Standard NumberBS 11:1985
TitleSpecification for railway rails
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date28 February 1985
Withdrawn Date31 May 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 18-2, Handbook No. 19, Handbook No. 22
Replaced ByBS 11:2015
Amended ByAMD 14385
AMD 15105
AMD 14385 and AMD 15105 are Corrigenda.
Draft Superseded By83/73631 DC
DescriptorsRailway rails, Rails, Railway track, Railway fixed equipment, Dimensions, Dimensional tolerances, Profile, Steels, Mechanical properties of materials, Chemical composition, Marking, Test specimens, Chemical analysis and testing, Determination of content, Defects, Mechanical testing, Impact testing, Tensile testing, Gauges, Holes, Position, Bull-head rails, Flat-bottom rails, Railway equipment Railway applications
Title in FrenchRails de chemins de fer. Specifications
Title in GermanEisenbahnschienen
ISBN0 580 14171 3
File Size1.789 MB
NotesBS 11 is now an obsolescent standard, but it allows for the repairs and maintenance of existing track, and gives profile descriptions for supply of rails (particularly 95-lb/yd bullhead) not within the scope of BS EN 13674

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