flat-bottomed rail

flat-bottomed rail

n
(Railways) railways a rail having a cross section like an inverted T, with the top extremity enlarged slightly to form the head. Also called: flanged rail
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Guided thus, New Zealand's railway machine ensemble came promiscuously to mix British with American elements--as small-capacity four-wheel wagons and Saxby & Farmer signalling gear sat alongside steam locomotives garlanded with external pipework hauling saloon carriages on flat-bottomed rail.
Contract notice: Supply of flat-bottomed rails 49e1 and 54e2.
Delivery of 660 tons of grooved rails 59Ri2 in 18 meter lengths;Delivery of 330 tons of grooved rails 59Ri2 in 15 meter lengths;Delivery of 158 tons of flat-bottomed rails 49E1 in 18 meter lengths.