RAILROAD TIES

We sell used railroad ties of the highest quality in Pittsburgh. Ties may be used for landscape outlines, retaining walls, yard steps, flower boxes, or for any other use that your imagination can design. Custom cut-to-length ties for your special needs and delivery options are available, but please call for pricing.

Ties are offered in several different sizes and quality grades, however the most common primary mainline rail road tie is 7" x 9" x 8.5'. All ties are genuine, used, and treated per railroad standards. We maintain a wide variety of choices, however it's possible that not all ties are currently in stock, so please call first to verify availability.

We stock:


Railroad Ties

Notes:

  • All ties are 7" x 9" x 8.5'.
  • Ties are banded in bundles of 12 or 16, but can be sold individually.

Grades:

  1. Relay Ties Estimated weight (per tie): 175lb-200lb
  2. Premium Ties Estimated weight (per tie): 150lb-200lb
  3. Landscaping Ties Estimated weight (per tie): 145lb-175lb
  4. Low-grade Discount Ties Estimated weight (per tie): 145lb-175lb

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Trestle Ties

Notes:

  • Size and quality varies
  • Estimated weight (per tie): 350lb-500lb

Bridge Ties

  • Size and quality varies
  • Average size: 8" x 11" x 10'-14'
  • Estimated weight: 350-500lb

Switch Ties / "Long Ties"

  • Cost based on quality of tie
  • Standard size: 7" x 9"
  • Lengths range from 9' to 16'
  • Estimated weight: 200lb-400lb
  • Quality grade varies
We'll load your purchases for you!

Advisory: Free loading offered only on suitable vehicles with legal weight capacity (with the exception of passenger cars). Additionaly, please be aware that railroad ties are heavy, the wood is splintered, porous, and is chemically treated. Please wear appropriate safety gear and take appropriate safety measures when handling ties. Thank you.