These are made of various sections; some of them may be illustrated, but need not be described.
Double-headed Rail (Fig. 132). - Formerly a section in common use, but now mostly found on British lines only.
Vignoles or Flat-bottomed Rail (Fig. 133), used especially on Continental lines, in India, and the Colonies.
Bridge Rail (Fig. 134), used mainly by the Great Western Railway Company for the broad-gauge traffic.
Tram Rail (Figs. 135 and 135a), are only two of the many forms of sections used for tramways in streets.