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Green Treated Railway Sleeper | 1.2m x 200mm x 100mm

(SKU: 993494)

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SKU 993494
Weight 14kg
Lifespan 8 - 10 years
Wood type Softwood
Treatment UC3
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Features and benefits

  • High-quality 1.2m railway sleepers made from sustainably sourced softwood timber
  • Cost-effective alternative to oak or other hardwood railway sleepers, ideal for raised beds and borders
  • UC3 green pressure treatment offers an expected lifespan of around 8 to 10 years, providing protection against rot and decay
  • Craned delivery is available in all locations in the South East of England - nationwide delivery also available using our pallet network partner
  • Also available in 2.4m and 3m lengths, along with accompanying sleeper screwsbrackets/connector plates and growing media
  • View all railway sleepers
  • Book Our Bespoke Timber Cutting Service

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

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SKU 993494
Weight 14kg
Lifespan 8 - 10 years
Wood type Softwood
Treatment UC3

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Softwood railway sleepers are large, sawn-cut rectangle sleepers that have been pressure treated with a green preservative to extend their life when exposed to the elements.  This treatment process ensures deep penetration of the wood preservative into the timber cells of the railway sleepers, giving these softwood sleepers an expected lifespan of around 8 to 10 years. 

The tanalised railway sleepers have a light brown colouration initially which will fade to a honey brown and finally to a silvery grey over time when exposed to the sun.  However, if you would prefer, these sleepers can be easily stained to suit your aesthetics with our Barrettine Wood Protective Treatment.  It is also advised that this treatment is applied if the railway sleepers are cut - using a circular saw, chainsaw or handsaw - as newly exposed cut surfaces will otherwise be exposed.

Available in handy 1.2m lengths, these railway sleepers are perfect for use in conjunction with our 2.4m railway sleepers to create rectangular raised beds.  These railway sleepers can also be used for a variety of other landscaping and applications, with softwood sleepers being the most popular for gardening.  The natural light brown colouration of our green-treated railway sleepers makes them a great choice for brightening darker spaces such as against black or brown fence panels.  To fix railway sleepers together, we recommend using our railway sleeper screws, angle brackets and connector plates.

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Technical information

Timber Species: Spruce / Pine Mix

Sustainably Sourced: Yes

Treatment: Green Pressure Treated

Finish: Rough Sawn

Size: 1.2m x 200mm x 100mm +/- 5mm

Weight: 10-15kg

Colour: Green

Grading: Landscaping Use

N.B: Sleepers will turn 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.