Rail tie plate is also called rail base plate or sole plate, it is a main component in railroad construction of a crane rail or track support system.
Types of rail tie plates:
Rail tie plates can be classified depending on either a single or double shoulder construction, to supply various ribbed tie plates.
1. Single shoulder tie plates
2. Double shoulder base plates
3. Casting rail tie plate
4. Base plates for KPO fastening systems
5.AREMA standard tie plate
6.AREMA hook twin tie plate