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UIC54 Steel Rail Description:

UIC 54 Steel Rail For Sale

The 54E1 (UIC54) rail model 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 54,77kg mass per meter. For a standard track is used the 54E1/UIC54 rail for medium and heavy load traffic.

The UIC plays an important role in the pieces standardization for the railways construction, and the UIC54 (54E1) is the best example of steel rail.

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.

UIC 54 Steel Rail Dimensions:

Type of Rail Standard Dimensions (mm) Section S Mass m
H B C D E cm² kg/m
European standard EN 13674-1
54E1 (UIC54) EN 13674 - 1 159,00 140,00 70,00 49,40 16,00 68,77 54,77

UIC 54 Steel Rail 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

Dimension Comparion of UIC54 and UIC60 Rail:

UIC860 standard rail
Type Diameter (mm) Unit weight (kg/m) Material Length (m)
H.W (mm) H (mm) B.W (mm) W.T (mm)
49 E1 (S49) 70 149 125 14 49.39 900A/1100 12-25
UIC54 70 159 140 16 54.43 900A/1100 12-25
UIC60 74.3 172 150 16.5 60.21 900A/1100 12-25

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