The grooved rail is used in the modern tram tracks. The tram track structure needs to embed the grooved rail into the concrete foundation, and only the rail heads are exposed to the ground and flush with the ground. The wheels of the tram are similar to the T-shape. In order to match the wheels and the rails are horizontal with the road surface. In addition to, because most trams track are not closed systems, they share roads with other vehicles and grooved rail are convenient for other types of vehicles.
Specifications of grooved rails
|Size||Height(mm)||Bottom(mm)||Head A (mm)||Head B(mm)||Channel A(mm)||Channel B(mm)||Web(mm)||Weight(kg/m)|