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Available in varying sizes to suit most applications

Dog Spikes

We stock a complete range of dogspike sizes and designs for securing track, manufactured to international standards. As they are manufactured in commercial quantities we are able to sell to our clients at competitive prices even for small quantities.

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3 1/2 x 3/8", 2 3/4 x 1/2", 3 1/2 x 1/2", 4 1/2 x 9/16" dog-eared patterns, spoonhead patterns, and sheared patterns.
British Standard European Sections JIS / GB Sections American Sections
35M S7 9 kg 20 lb
35R S10 12 kg 30 lb
50 O S18 12 kg 40 lb
60A S20 15 kg 45 lb
75R S24 22 kg 60 lb
80A S30 30 kg  

About Dogspikes

Rail dog spikes provide a strong, simple and inexpensive solution to securing rail track. The method of manufacture ensures that the head and shank remain one solid piece of metal with no joints or welds. Applications in many countries ranging from use in coal and gold mines to sugar plantations, peat works, garden festivals, leisure parks as well as in some heavy rail applications.


Dog spikes may be manufactured in accordance with a  number of international standards such as GB, AREMA or ASTM, BS, UIC material in either carbon or stainless steels. We can provide technical specifications for dog spikes we supply, with some examples below:

Various dogspike standards


S30 technical drawing


S29 technical drawing


S28 technical drawing


We have extensive experience in the rail industry and a high level of expertise in this specialised field. If you would like a quotation please contact us and we will do our best to offer good advice and practical solutions.