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Wooden Sleepers

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Autotank, Mar 8, 2014.

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    We've recently run out of wooden sleepers at the C&WR and we need some more - what suppliers can people recommend? Our last supply came from a farm near Didcot that was using them for a silage store - they came out of the DN&S line when it was ripped up in the 60's and were in excellent condition. Do other lines use brand new or reclaimed ones?

    We probably only need 100-150 as all our major renewals these days are concretes which we acquired a decent supply of a few years ago from the Cotswold line.
     
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    http://www.ridgefarm-sleepers.co.uk/Products.htm
     
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    Do a google search for Railway Sleeper suppliers
    Plenty of results.
     
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    The PW on the NYMR does have a lot of dealings with K Bownes for the supply of sleepers.
    We also supply them with some of our sleepers from relays. Mainly concrete BH varieties though.
     

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