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RAILROAD TIES

We have access to cross ties, both hardwood and softwood, hardwood switch ties, bridge timbers and tie plugs all produced to AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association) Specifications and that are treated to AWPA (American Wood Protection Association) UC4ABC and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) 080 Standards.

Our hemlock crossing planks are produced by reputable mills in accordance with Class 1 Railway Specifications.

 

AVAILABLE SPECIES

Cross Ties

  • Oaks
  • Northern Mixed Hardwoods
  • Southern Mixed Hardwoods
  • Southern Yellow Pine
  • Eastern Softwoods
  • Western Softwoods
  • Douglas Fir

Switch Ties

  • Oaks
  • Northern Mixed Hardwoods
  • Southern Mixed Hardwoods

Timbers

  • Oaks
  • Southern Yellow Pine
  • Douglas Fir

Crossing Planks

  • Western & Eastern Hemlock

Tie Plugs

  • Eastern White Cedar

 

OFFERED TREATMENTS

  • Creosote
  • Creosote/Petroleum Solutions
  • Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate (ACZA)
  • Copper Naphthenate (CuN)
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  • Inorganic Boron (SBX)
  • Inorganic Boron, Oilborne (SBX-O)

Trans Canada Forest Products is a member of the Railway Tie Association (RTA), the foremost authority on railway ties and timbers in North America.