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Track materials Rails New rules for the use of rail lengths Page: 211-11 New regulations for the use of rail lengths Bearing length 30 m RA(5) (Factory) Yes Yes (2) Bearing length 60 m RA(5) (Factory) Yes Yes (2) Bearing length 120 m RA(5) (Factory) Yes Yes RA(5) (Installation location) Yes Yes Yes Yes AS(6) RA(5) (Installation location) Yes (1) RA(5) (Installation location) Yes Yes (1) V max ≤ 160 km/h 160 < v ≤ 200 km/h 200 < v ≤ 230 km/h v > 230 km/h AS(6) AS(6) No No No No (1) No (4) No No No No No No Yes Yes (2) Yes (4) No (1) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No (except SS) (3) No No Explanations: 1) Opening against the previous default of Ril. 820,2120, 3 (1): "For complete tracks, rails usually in lengths > 100 m to deliver on the site." The values below "d" are to be observed in the entire range of 3 m in front and behind the weld! 2) News of rail ends and weld joint in the production with the following requirements: vertical flatness*: horizontal flatness*: d ≤ 0,4 mm at L = 3.0 m and d ≤ 0.3 mm at L = 1.0 m d ≤ 0,6 mm at L = 1.5 m 3) News of rail ends and weld joint in the production with the following requirements: vertical flatness*: horizontal flatness*: d ≤ 0,3 mm at L = 3.0 m and d ≤ 0.2 mm at L = 1.0 m d ≤ 0,45 mm at L = 1.5 m 4) News of rail ends and weld joint in the production with the following requirements on the construction site: vertical flatness*: horizontal flatness*: (5) RA = Flash butt welding (6) AS = aluminothermy welds * matched to the design CEN - Standard Pr 13674-1 Table 9 Significant changes d ≤ 0,4 mm at L = 3.0 m and d ≤ 0.3 mm at L = 1.0 m d ≤ 0,6 mm at L = 1.5 m Without scale/schematic diagram Date of issue 08/10