The CTM Thick Web Miter Rail Bridge Joint System was designed and developed along with, and for AMTRAK, for use on their lift, swing and bascule movable bridges. It has a proven record of reliable performances with minimized maintenance and improved life-cycle costs.

Thick Web Miter Rail Bridge Joint System Sell Sheet PDF
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  • Premium head hardened thick web rail.
  • Flash-butt welded extension rails.
  • Designed for welded installations.
  • Precision machined rail cradles.
  • Heavy-duty thick base plate assemblies.
  • Approach rails are securely anchored to plating.
  • Fully guarded through the mitred section.
  • Minimized number of joints.

Features and Benefits

  • Flash-butt welds eliminate joints & rail batter.
  • Easily adaptable to straight-railing for off-season.
  • Smoother wheel transitions – less wear.
  • No vertical wheel path discontinuities.
  • Elimination of vertical impacts.
  • Much higher tensile and yield strengths.
  • Far less initial flow than manganese designs.
  • Reduced maintenance requirements.
  • Significant improvement in life-cycle cost.

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