1a. Rails shall have a gauge of 36 inches on tangent track.
1b. Rails shall have a gauge of 36 and 1/4 inches on the main track curves.
1c. Rails shall have a gauge of 36 and 1/2 inches on the switch and siding curves.
2. 85-lb rail shall be used on the main track.
3. 72-lb rail shall be used on the siding.
4. Tie plates shall be used under the 85-lb rail as well as the 72-lb rail.
5. Gauge rods shall not be used to bring rails to initial gauge.
6. Bolt holes and rail cuts shall not be made with a cutting torch.
7. Rails shall be placed joint-center.
8. No 85-lb rail shorter than 36 feet shall be used. 36 foot shorts are provided in every shipment and full advantage of these shorts must be taken to reduce the need to cut 39 foot rails to 36 foot rails.
9. The joint stagger on 85-lb rail shall not be closer than 13 feet.
10. The joint stagger on 72-lb rail shall not be closer than 10 feet.
11. No 72-lb rail with battered ends or ends with more than 2 bolt holes or ends with torch cuts will be used unless cropped.
12. Superelevation on curves shall be to the discretion of the Track Supervisor or his assistants.