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Rail joints (Pmudkrkj)

Definition
Joints for uniting the abutting ends of contiguous rails of different sections, or of rails of the same section but of different joint drillings. Or, fastenings designed to unite abutting ends of rails. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Rail components (Pmudkrk)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Railhead (Pmudkrkr)