Rail fastening system types and Elements

Update time:2014-04-09  Source: Railway Fastener  

rail fastening system is a means of fixing rails to railroad ties (United States) or sleepers (international). The terms rail anchorstie plateschairs and track fasteners are used to refer to parts or all of a rail fastening system. Various types of fastening have been used over the years.

Rail fastening system types:

1.Rail spike with baseplate above the tie Rail Fastening System

Rail spike with baseplate above the tie


2.Track joint and chairs Railway Fastening System

Track joint and chairs

3.E-Clip' fastening  Railway Fastening System

e-Clip' fastening


4.Pandrol 'fastclip' fastening  Railway Fastening System

Pandrol 'fastclip' fastening


5.Bolt clamped fastening   Railway Fastening System

Bolt clamped fastening

6.Tension clamp fastening  Railway Fastening System

Tension clamp fastening

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