Old 04-27-2005, 09:45 AM   #1
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Default Trestle pic question for anyone!!!!!!

I would like to know what the inside rail on some railroad trestles is used for, and what it is called. I have attached an example pic of this phenomenon. I have always wanted to know. Can you help educate me? Thanks for your help.
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Old 04-27-2005, 12:47 PM   #2
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They are guard rails to keep the train from hitting the bridge structure should it derail.
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