Rail dog spikes, also called track spikes, are large iron spikes with a biased head, usually used to fix steel rails and rail tie plates to wooden sleepers in railway tracks. Rail dog spike is a kind of railway spike. Its main function is to make the rail track fixed in a specific position without deviation.
Rail dog spikes, also known as cut spikes, are usually used in wooden rail fastening systems. Its top is square or round, and its bottom is square wedge-shaped nails without sharp points. When the rail dog spike is installed, it will be parallel to the tie on both sides of the rail.