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Rail tie plate, also called base plate or sole plate. Mainly used for rails supporting, between flanged T rail and the crossties. When the train moves on the rail, the system load can be dispersed through the rail board.

rail tie plate

Rail Tie Plate can be machined by rolling, casting or forging as customers' requirements.  All these tie plates are apply to wooden, steel or concrete sleepers.

Here are some examples of tie plates below, which designs for AREMA Rail Sections over the last several years.
Rail Plate
AREMA Rail Section Base Widths Plan Number Lenght Inches
140RE,136RE,133RE,132RE 6 inch 22 18
21 16
13 14-3/4
12 14
11 13
119 RE,115RE 5-1/2 inch 20 15
8 14
7 13
6 12
100RE 5-3/8 inch 3 12
2 11
90RA-A 5-1/8 inch 2 11
1 1
Note:1:Tie plates are double shoulder except for plan number 1 and 2 which are single shoulder 
       All tie plate sections canted 1:40
       All tie plate sections have inclined ends.

Among these types, AREMA Plan No.4,12,13 can be stable supply.
Guided by the principle of “Quality goes first”, the railway fasteners of AGICO GROUP have been selling well all over the world and gained a good reputation among international customers.

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