Rail in Short Lengths


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All the packs listed here are supplied cut into 18" lengths. 12" lengths are only available priced as single pieces.
More Details - Rail in Short Lengths

HO MODEL RAIL SIZES IN COMPARISON WITH THE PROTOTYPE

NOTE: These size comparisons are only valid for HO and/or Proto:87



THE 132LB RAIL ABOVE IS APPROXIMATELY CODE 83

This would typically represent modern continuous welded rail in HO


THE 110LB RAIL ABOVE IS APPROXIMATELY CODE 75



THE 100LB RAIL ABOVE IS APPROXIMATELY CODE 70

This would be typical main line rail in the Steam and Transition eras


THE 75LB RAIL ABOVE IS APPROXIMATELY CODE 55

This would be typical main line rail in at the turn of the 20th Century, and sidings and branch lines during the Steam through Transition era, or light Interurban railroads.


THE 60LB RAIL ABOVE IS APPROXIMATELY CODE 40

This would be typical yard rail for yards laid in the early 20th Century, and for trolley and interuban non-main lines