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European Oak Railway Sleeper | 3m x 200mm x 100mm

(SKU: 203721)

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Specification

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SKU 203721
Weight 63kg
Sleeper size 3m x 100mm x 200mm
Lifespan Up to 25 years
Wood type European Redwood
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Features and benefits

  • Our longest-lasting railway sleepers made from European oak (available in FSC®-certified)
  • Slow grown in colder European climates making the timber naturally strong, dense and resistant to rot
  • Expected lifespan of up to 25 years without the need for any treatment, making these sleepers popular for professionals
  • Craned delivery available in all locations in the South East of England - nationwide delivery also available using our pallet network partner
  • Also available in 2.4m lengths, along with accompanying sleeper screwsbrackets and growing media
  • View all railway sleepers

Timber orders require 2 people to assist with offloading unless otherwise advised. Unassisted craned delivery is available in the South East of England.

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Full specification

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SKU 203721
Weight 63kg
Sleeper size 3m x 100mm x 200mm
Lifespan Up to 25 years
Wood type European Redwood

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European oak is a premium hardwood, making these oak railway sleepers remarkably strong and durable.  As the longest lasting railway sleepers we offer, these sleepers have a lifespan of up to 25 years. Slow grown in colder European climates, these oak railway sleepers are made from naturally dense timber that is more resistant to rot, making them a popular choice for professional landscaping applications.

As a naturally dense timber, European oak railway sleepers do not require treating with a preservative, however, you can oil or stain to suit your needs and preferences with our Wood Treatments & Preservatives. If you decide to leave the European oak railway sleepers untreated, then the European oak will silver beautifully with age, creating incredible rustic sleepers.

These sleepers are sawn from organic timber that has not undergone any drying process leaving it to naturally season over time. This means they may have waney edges, will split, and may move over time - like all oak, but this is part of the natural beauty of the product. Large cracks, splits and irregularities are to be expected with this product - it is not kiln dried, but green oak, meaning they are fresh, new oak railway sleepers cut down within the last year. Given the expected irregularities with this product it is not recommended for construction, but for landscaping.

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Technical information

Timber Species: European Oak

Sustainably Sourced: Yes

FSC-Certified: Available (Licence Code: FSC-C167899)

PEFC-Certified: Available (Certificate No. INT-PEFC/COC-002242)

Treatment: Untreated

Finish: Rough Sawn

Size: 3m x 200mm x 100mm +/- 10mm

Weight: 75kg

Colour: Natural

Grading: Landscaping Use

N.B: Sleepers will turn a silvery grey as they age. To maintain colour, we suggest using a stain or preservative annually.

Due to the nature of the product, each sleeper is unique and colour variations, splits, wanes and knots are to be expected. Please report any issues to our customer care team as soon as possible upon delivery.