Timber Railway Sleepers | 200mm x 100mm (8×4″)
Railway Sleepers are a great way to create borders and edgings in your outdoor space, but this products versatility goes beyond that.
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Timber Railway Sleepers 8×4 | 200mm x 100mm
Railway Sleepers are a great way to create borders and edgings in your outdoor space, but this products versatility goes beyond that. These Railway Sleepers can also be used to craft your own garden furniture or a set of wooden steps for your garden, they can also be placed vertically or stacked for even more possibilities. Aside from aesthetic and design purposes, using Railway Sleepers as edging for flower beds can serve as an efficient way to protect the plants roots from the elements and promote regular growth. These softwood sleepers come pre-treated and ready for installation, and the green tinge adds an even more natural feel to the material.
Our Timber Railway Sleepers are available in two sizes and two standard lengths, but we can cut these sleepers to fit your specific needs and pack as many as you need:
200mm x 100mm (8×4)
250mm x 125mm (10×5)
1.2 meter (4ft)
2.4 meter (8ft)
1.2 meter (4ft), 2.4 meter (8ft)
How many arris rails do I need for a fence?
George Charles2 arris rails are required for 1.65m, 1.8 and 2.1m fence posts. 3 arris rails are required for 2.4m fence posts, and 4 feather edge boards are required for each 300mm of the fence.
What should you lay sleepers on?
George CharlesAny surface is fine as long as it is flat and smooth.
Can you use railway sleepers indoors?
George CharlesNo, you should never use railway sleepers indoors or anywhere that you prepare or eat food.
What wood is used for railway sleepers?
George CharlesThe wood used for railway sleepers is usually softwoods such as pine or spruce.
Should you line sleepers beds?
George CharlesYes, most professionals recommend lining at the bottom of the bed.
How do you stop sleepers from rotting in the ground?
George CharlesTo stop sleepers from rotting you can use a standard wood preserver.
Do sleepers need foundations?
George CharlesThe most important thing is that the sleepers are on a level and firm surface, most people will do this on top of a concrete foundation.
Can you lay sleepers on soil?
George CharlesYes, you can put them straight onto the soil.
How do I connect railway sleepers together?
George CharlesTo connect railway sleepers together you can use metal plates and corner braces on the inside of the build.
How long do railway sleepers last?
George CharlesRailway sleepers can last 8-10 years due to pressure treatment.