What types of Railway Sleepers are there?
At Pimco we love Railway Sleepers, they are beautiful, versatile, come in various shapes and forms and have over the years become immensely popular among landscape architects, gardeners and even furniture designs. Sizes come in 2400mm x 100mm x 200mm & 2400mm x 120mm x 220mm All Pressure Treated and tanalised for long lasting durability and for years to come
PIMCOs stock a range of sleepers to suit whatever project you might be working on. Our sleepers are sourced from the UK Europe and the Baltics from responsibly sourced forests therefore you can be rest assured that there is no harm to the environment and its habitat.
Softwood Railway Sleepers
Softwood sleepers are very economical and are very cost-effective for those looking to buy sleepers on a budget. In comparison to hardwood sleepers, they are much lighter, easier to maneuver, cut and position. Softwood railway sleepers can be used for a number of landscape projects including garden edgings, building a raised flower bed or make a retaining wall and for steps and garden furniture.
Hardwood Railway Sleepers
Hardwood railway sleepers are extremely versatile, durable, and robust. Hardwood sleepers have inherent properties of durability and offer a maintenance free alternative in comparison to our softwood sleepers. Due to these innate material qualities, hardwood sleepers can be brought new or used and is completely dependent on the finish you want, what you need them for and your budget. There are many uses for new hardwood railway sleepers for various projects ranging from garden paths, retaining walls and planters. Used hardwood sleepers are more suitable for your garden and exterior projects.
The straight edges on our sleepers give you clean lines for your designs and are coated, you can however, coat them with a choice of your own colour or stain to achieve the finish you desire.
Used and reclaimed sleepers are a unique choice and can boost any landscaping projects. The weathered sleepers are beautiful and have fantastic character to enhance your garden. There are many benefits of reclaimed sleepers such as thy are strong and sturdy, unlikely to rot and will have a long-life span. Now that you have a better understanding of Railway Sleepers, why not check out our range of sleepers and assembling tools such as sleeper fixings and sleeper steels and beautify your garden.
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