|Publication Date:||5 September 2015|
This specification covers all pearlitic grades of rail steel and the following rail profiles: 56E1, 60E2, 95RBH, 54E1A1, 60E1A1 and 33C1.
The specification excludes the combinations (i) 54E1A1 manufactured from hypereutectoid steel and (ii) 60E1A1 manufactured from hypereutectoid steel.
The requirements of this specification shall be complied with by anyone involved in the supply, purchase, or specification of pearlitic rails.
The purpose of this product specification is to define Network Rail's requirements for the manufacture of pearlitic rails and the properties required of the rail.