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Track materials Rails Bearing marks according to UIC-Kodex 860 E Page: 211-08 The UIC-Kodex 860 E still exist parallel to the EN 13674-1 and is described in Paragraph 1.3 of the identification of rails. The bearing marks are raised on a rail side, according to the choice of manufacturer between 20 and 30 mm, to be rolled with a relief height of minimum 0.8 mm. The bearing mark must contain the following information: • • • • features of a manufacturer the last digits of the year of manufacture designation of the rail section steel grades Steel grades Quality 700 900 A 900 B 1100 Type of bearing marks without bearing marks Symbol for the melting process Method On the basis of open hearth process Electric process Basic oxygen steelmaking Sign Example for a bearing mark: Without scale/schematic diagram Date of issue 08/10